We all need water, no matter who or where we are.

And we all need to play our part so that everyone, everywhere can get it.

771 million people don't have clean water close to home.

This affects women and girls most. Eveline had to spend hours collecting water from a dry riverbed in her village in Burkina Faso – until a new well changed everything.

WaterAid/ Basile Ouedraogo

1 in 4 healthcare facilities lack basic water services.

With clean water, midwives like Oumou Traoré can give the babies they deliver a fighting chance at life.

WaterAid/ Guilhem Alandry

90%
of all natural disasters around the world are water-related.

The climate crisis is a water crisis, with millions affected by drought. In our latest research, we show how groundwater can be a powerful defence against climate change.

WaterAid/ Dennis Lupenga

There are lots of ways you can help us reach communities around the world with clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene.

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