Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Waterways map
Nigeria: AfDB, World Bank Launch U.S.$328 Million Water, Sanitation Projects in Port Harcourt
AllAfrica - 5/30/2016 8:41:03 AM
The project is jointly sponsored by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the World Bank and Rivers Government. This was contained in the May Edition of AfDB's newsletter issued by its Nigeria Country Office in Abuja, on Saturday. AfDB Country Director ...
Climate change: Winters shrinking by one day every year
Pakistan Defence - 5/30/2016 3:43:23 PM
In 2015, he said the US-based World Resources Institute ranked Pakistan as the fifth most river flood-affected country among 164 countries analysed. The institute estimated that floods affected nearly 715,000 people in the country each year, causing $1.7 ...
Andrew Forrest puts world's richest countries on notice: Global Slavery Index
Manning River Times - 5/31/2016 1:26:12 PM
It found that almost 60 per cent of the world's slaves are in five countries: China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Uzbekistan. The research, conducted by Gallup, estimated 4300 people in Australia are living in slavery with Mr Forrest identifying food ...
World Health Organization Rejects Call to Postpone Rio Olympics Over Zika
SoloNews - 5/30/2016 6:17:53 AM
Earlier this month World Health Organization urged athletes and visitors ... number of United Nations agencies and Ministries of Health in emerging and developing countries, said that male athletes in particular who are thinking about having children ...
World War II Hospital Tribute Unveiled in Augusta County
NBC 29 News - 5/30/2016 5:34:56 AM
A new monument stands in Augusta County to honor the thousands of soldiers and their caretakers at a World War II hospital ... into the botanical garden in the future. The Rivanna River Company started launching kayaks and canoes from a small beach ...
Party Around the World: Great sports, great spots to party
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 5/30/2016 7:22:19 AM
Each country has its own unique way of welcoming the world when hosting the grandest soccer tournament ... thousands of England's upper- and lower crust come together along the river banks. Some enclosures have dress codes, with many "Hoorah Henry's ...
Dakota County ‘Blast Walls’ Have Unique History From World War II
CBS Minnesota - 5/30/2016 4:59:09 AM
The land became the seventh and final gun powder plant in the country built for World War II. “What they did here was ... chose Rosemount because of its distance from the Mississippi River, rail lines and labor. “There were all total about 858 ...
The Latest: Woman found dead in Hill Country after flood
Midland Daily News - 5/29/2016 5:17:38 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on severe weather and flooding around the U.S. (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Flash flooding in the Texas Hill Country has left at least ... two prisons near the rain-swollen Brazos River because of expected flooding.
How data science can help save the world
The Huffington Post - 5/30/2016 3:18:56 AM
That place is Change.org, the world's largest online petition platform ... were important in empowering Change.org's users in India. Finding new voices For a country of 1.2 billion people, India's internet usage is exceptionally high, and it's largely ...
Folktales from Around the World.
KFVS12 - 5/30/2016 7:25:18 PM
The Cape Girardeau Public Library will be hosting folktales from around the world with Bobby Norfolk ... veteran from Clarksville plans to travel the length of the Mississippi River by canoe for personal growth and to raise funds for fellow veterans.
Colorado conductor dies after getting run over by train
Columbia Missourian - 5/29/2016 4:13:13 PM
The Royal Gorge is about 10 miles long, with the Arkansas River running through it and the railroad running ... trying to spot rafters who take on some of the toughest whitewater routes in the country. The railroad issued a statement Sunday on its Facebook ...
World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods
WRI - 3/6/2015 2:33:58 AM
This blog was co-written with Hessel Winsemius and Philip Ward. Hessel is a researcher at Deltares. Philip is a senior researcher at the Institute for Environmental Studies of the VU University Amsterdam. Last September, Hamberton Nongtdu woke to a ...
Obama Calls for a 'World Without' Nuclear Weapons During Historic Hiroshima Visit
Quadrangle - 5/29/2016 6:22:03 PM
Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe then walked along a tree-lined path, past an eternal flame, toward a river that flows by the domed ... which ultimately saved lives. "Many countries can do quite a lot and some more than they are now doing ...
Obama Calls for World Without Nuclear Bombs in Hiroshima Speech
wingatewire.com - 5/29/2016 11:08:23 PM
Obama called on countries like the USA that have nuclear weapons to "have the courage to escape the logic of fear and pursue a world without them". From there, Mr Obama and Mr Abe walked along a tree-lined path toward a river that flows by the iconic A ...
Ninilchik couple to travel world by motorcycle
m.peninsulaclarion.com - 5/30/2016 4:09:02 AM
The Kenai Peninsula couple plans to leave their home near Ninilchik this July and cross 86 countries on their motorcycles ... 2.2 million people worldwide each year, according to the World Health Organization. The disease is frequently carried in water.