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Nearly 11 million people in Madagascar have no access to clean and safe water. The effects are huge.
Find out what WaterAid is doing to help tackle the crisis.
Visit our interactive village to see how clean water has changed everything for this remote community.
people in Madagascar don't have access to safe water.
Over 18 million people don't have access to adequate sanitation in Madagascar.
Over 4,000 children die every year from diarrhoea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation.
Every 22 March is World Water Day and this year, over 300,000 people from 30 countries took part in a global walk for water and sanitation.
‘Model mothers’ are community-based hygiene and sanitation promoters. Women like Sahondra, a local mother of three, are vital in preventing the spread of water-related diseases that kill 4,000 children in Madagascar every year.
Madagascar is famous for its unique wildlife and landscape yet across the island over half the population live without access to safe water and 86% have nowhere decent to go to the toilet.
Well known for its uniqueness and diverse wildlife, only 41% of the population in Madagascar has access to safe water and only 11% has access to sanitation.
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