Over 21 million people in Bangladesh lack access to an improved water source.

38% don't have access to improved sanitation in Bangladesh, over 66 million people.

Over 4,100 children under five years old die from diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh is one of the world’s most densely populated countries. 150 million people are crowded onto low-lying land where annual monsoon floods contaminate water sources and leave millions with appalling sanitary conditions.

Bangladesh's geography provides many challenges. Natural arsenic contaminates water, putting 30 million people at risk. The lowland areas are also susceptible to flooding from seasonal monsoons and cyclones, further damaging the land.

In increasingly populated urban areas, slums are home to millions of people who are denied legal water and sanitation supplies, forcing them to live in appalling conditions.