Ethiopia's downstream neighbours Egypt and Sudan view the dam as a threat because of their dependence on Nile waters.
The decision to press the Security Council to hold an urgent session on the decade-long dam dispute came during a diplomatic meeting in Qatar called by downstream Nile countries Egypt and Sudan.
Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have been locked in inconclusive talks for nearly a decade over the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, after Addis Ababa broke ground on the project in 2011.
Egypt and Sudan view the dam as a threat to vital water supplies, while Ethiopia considers it essential for its electrification and development.
Turkey's newly built Hydroelectric Power Plant Dam in southeastern Turkey is expected to contribute over $413M to the country's economy.
Authorities say a total of 110 bodies had been recovered and 238 others are listed as missing following a dam collapse in Brazil last week.
Rescuers so far have recovered at least 19 bodies after a dam collapsed in a remote part of land-locked Laos, hundreds still remain missing. More than 6,000 people have been affected bu Monday's dam burst.
The burst happened in Solai, Nakuru county, 190 kilometres northwest of the capital Nairobi, officials say,
More than 180,000 people in Marysville, Yuba, Butte and Sutter counties had left their homes after Sunday's evacuation order.
America's tallest dam is in danger of collapse, forcing hundreds of thousands to leave their homes.
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