Key statistics

from infection caused by lack of clean water and an unclean environment.

(WHO, 2015 & UNICEF 2019/20)

Diarrhoea caused by dirty water and poor toilets  every 2 minutes. 

Based on Prüss-Ustün et al. (2019) and The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (2020)

Basic water services alone could save women per year.

(Mission-critical Report, WaterAid, 2021)

invested in proactive flood resilience upgrades could reduce repair costs by up to

(Mission-critical report, WaterAid, 2021)

The World Bank says promoting good hygiene is

(Disease Control Priorities, third edition (volume 2), 2016)

If everyone, everywhere had clean water, the number of diarrhoeal deaths

(Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2014)

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*All (WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) Report 2021)