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More About Water & Sanitation
For Every Child, Safe Water
1 in 3 people globally — about 2.2. billion — do not have access to safe drinking water. UNICEF and partners are working to change that.
It Takes a Village to Improve Community Sanitation and Hygiene
A UNICEF education program in western Uganda discourages open defecation and encourages handwashing at home and at school.
New Pipeline Delivers Safe Water to Thousands in Southern Madagascar
UNICEF and partners turn on the tap for over 40,000 people in need.
A Deep Dive Into Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
New research presents a global picture of who has access to safe services — and who doesn't — revealing persistent inequalities.
Building Toilets and Educating Girls About Menstruation In India
Trained as masons for a sanitation project, women in Jharkhand are changing the conversation about gender roles and girls' futures.
Here's a Way to Support Every Child's Right to Clean, Safe Water
This World Water Day, purchase a UNICEF Inspired Gift to send lifesaving water supplies to families and children in need.
UNICEF and BeyGood4Burundi Pair Up to Bring Safe Water to Burundi
Since 2017, Beyoncé's BeyGood4Burundi and UNICEF have been working together to bring safe water to the most vulnerable children of Burundi.
Beyoncé, Gucci & UNICEF USA Are Bringing Clean, Safe Water to Burundi
CHIME FOR CHANGE, BEYGOOD4BURUNDI and UNICEF USA are improving water and sanitation in the landlocked East African nation.
Would You Brave Venomous Snakes for Safe Water? Far Too Many Girls Do
Learn how UNICEF helped thousands of children in Guinea get clean water — safely and without fear.
Three Stories About How Clean Water Saves Kids' Lives
By joining UNICEF in providing clean water for the world's children, you help ensure their health, safety and prospects for a bright future
For Children in Crisis, Water Is Life
When shelling and bombing drove 10-year-old Hiba and her family from their home in Homs, Syria, the burden of collecting water fell to her.
How Long Does It Take to Get Water? For Aysha, Eight Hours a Day
Worldwide, women and girls spend 200 million hours every day collecting water.
Safe Water in South Sudan Gives Women and Girls a New Lease on Life
UNICEF and partners restored the water treatment plant in Bentiu, South Sudan, with life-changing results for the community.
Water in Times of Crisis
When famine and disaster strike, clean water and sanitation prevent a cycle of disease and malnutrition.
Clean Water: A Right, Not A Privilege
There is enough clean water on the planet for everyone. Yet every day, millions of children go without.
#BeyGood4Burundi & UNICEF Join Forces for Women & Children in Burundi!
Together, we are working to bring safe water to thousands of women and children in Burundi, empowering them to transform their lives.
Beyoncé’s #BeyGood4Burundi & UNICEF: Why We've Joined Forces for Good
Our #BeyGood4Burundi & UNICEF Infographic shows why women and children urgently need safe water and how, together, we plan to help them.
Thirsting for a Future: Water and Children in a Changing Climate
The effects of climate change intensify risks for the world's most vulnerable children.
What Do Water and War Have to Do With Each Other? Tragically, a Lot
When the threats of conflict and water insecurity coincide, children's odds of survival plummet.
On World Toilet Day, What's the State of Sanitation in Madagascar?
UNICEF's Silvia Gaya: How to help 1 million people who are vulnerable to disease because of a lack of clean water and sanitation.
Madagascar: The Blue Gold Rush
In the deep south, less than one quarter of the population can get drinking water regularly. And this year, El Niño has hit the region hard.
It's Not Over: 3 Stories of How El Niño Still Impacts Children
Drought, malnutrition and the spread of mosquito-borne disease is affecting children worldwide.
UNICEF Tap Project Supporters: Your Impact So Far
Our mobile app challenges you to provide water to a child in need.
3 Numbers to Consider on World Water Day
1,400 daily deaths, 10 countries, 71% of the burden.
How Your Dollars Turn Into Clean Water
UNICEF helps engineers and entrepreneurs create new water sources.
Giorgio Armani Fragrances’ Acqua for Life Campaign Celebrates Five Years
Happy fifth birthday, Acqua for Life!
Put Down Your Phone, Save a Child's Life
Just 10 minutes unlocks one day of clean, safe drinking water for a child.
Typhoon Haiyan: UNICEF Restores Water to Tacloban
200,000 people affected by Haiyan are now receiving clean water.
Inside Syria: UNICEF Delivers Clean Water to 10 Million People
How UNICEF delivered water to 10 million people in midst of conflict
A Simple Way to Make Bad Water Safe
World-changing ideas can often be quite simple.