WaterAid is the #1 ranked international nonprofit dedicated to helping people in the world’s poorest communities gain access to clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene (WASH).

We have programs and influence in 34 countries across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Pacific region, and have water, sanitation and hygiene experts immediately available to discuss a variety of topics:

  • Water
  • Education
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Hygiene and menstrual health
  • Governance and public policy, including the UN Global Goals
  • Sanitation
  • Climate change
  • Child and maternal health
  • WASH technology and innovation
  • Aid effectiveness: monitoring, accountability and sustainability

US press inquiries

For all media inquiries, please contact:
Emily Haile, Senior Communications Manager
[email protected] / (443) 742-2445

Brittany Galvan, WaterAid account manager 
[email protected] / (310) 955-7048  

Alternatively, you may contact the WaterAid UK after-hours press line at +44 (0)7887 521 552 or [email protected].

International press inquiries

If you are a member of the press affiliated with a non-US outlet, please contact the relevant WaterAid media officer below. You may also contact [email protected], or the afterhours press line at +44 (0)7887 521 552.

Delhi: Anil Cherukupalli [email protected] or Pragya Gupta [email protected]

London: Carolynne Wheeler [email protected] or +44 (0)207 793 4485, or Fiona Callister [email protected].

Melbourne: Kirrily Johns [email protected] or +61 3 9001 8248

Ottawa: Christine LaRocque [email protected] or +1 613.230.5172 x243

Stockholm: Magdalena Olsson, Communications Manager, [email protected] or +46 (0)8 677 30 33 or +46 (0)73 661 93 31, or Petter Gustafsson, Communications Officer, on [email protected] or +46 (0)8 677 30 21 or +46 (0)72 858 58 51

Tokyo: Details coming soon.

Not a member of the press?

If you have general questions about WaterAid and our work, please contact us.

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