Good hygiene is only possible with clean water

We all need clean water to survive; it's vital for keeping clean and healthy. But many people are going without, impacting their health, education and livelihoods.

2 in 5
people lack handwashing facilities at home.

Anita's village in Nepal only has 4 taps. With 160 homes, 40 families share 1 tap. Water’s scarce so Anita’s family struggles to stay clean, putting their health at risk.

WaterAid/ Mani Karmacharya

Azmatun spends three hours each day collecting water from the nearest river – and it isn’t even clean. This jeopardises her health and leaves her no time for school.

WaterAid/ Prashanth Vishwanathan

2019
was the hottest year on record - the climate crisis is a water crisis.

Climate change is making life harder for Srey in Cambodia who already struggled to get clean water. Floodwater contaminated her water source making it unsafe to drink.

WaterAid/ Tom Greenwood

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

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