The COVID-19 pandemic requires a global response. 4 in 10 households worldwide still don’t have soap and water, meaning people cannot wash their hands to protect themselves from coronavirus.
Thanks to our supporters and partners, we are getting emergency clean water and handwashing essentials to vulnerable people across 26 countries. Together we are making a bigger difference.
Our global response to COVID-19
In 2004, WaterAid Australia became a member of our global federation, helping us make an even bigger impact around the world.
Today, the team coordinate and raise funds for our work in the Pacific and South East Asia, as well as supporting our work globally.
In Timor-Leste, they’ve been a driving force in getting the SaTo Pan – an affordable and efficient flush toilet – to isolated rural communities, transforming lives for good. In Papua New Guinea, they’ve harnessed the power of sport as a catalyst for change for girls and women, working with Netball PNG and the PNG Volleyball Federation. And in Cambodia, the team have been working with disability arts groups to challenge discrimination.
Behind all of this are their brilliant supporters, determined to make clean water, toilets and hygiene a normal part of daily life for everyone, everywhere within a generation.
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