771 million people

don't have clean water and climate change is making things worse.

We're collaborating with local partners to find the best solution for getting clean water to every global community.

Champa Rani (34) washes dishes. She lives with her two children, husband and in laws in the Munda community. Kaliganj, Satkhira, Bangladesh. December 2022.;
WaterAid/ Fabeha Monir


of all natural disasters around the world are water-related.

Floods in Pakistan have forced people to drink contaminated water from open sources, which resulted in thousands of cases of diarrhoea, skin and other diseases.

WaterAid emergency flood response. Swat District, Pakistan, Sept 2022.;
WaterAid/ Yasir Bajwa

1 in 4 children

live in regions where water will be severely scarce by 2040.

Increasingly unpredictable weather patterns and natural disasters are threatening the health and futures of children around the world.

Tanjila (14) drinking water inside her school's water point which was built with the support of WaterAid.  She reads in class eight and lives with her parents. Tanjila does not know if she will be able to continue her education next year or not. Shamnagar, Shatkhira, Bangladesh. November 2020;
WaterAid/ Fabeha Monir

There are lots of ways to help us reach everyone, everywhere with clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene.