World Water Day 2013: Make a Splash!

Almost a billion people don’t have access to clean drinking water. With your support, we can change that!

1 in 8 people lacks access to clean water


World Water Day: March 22, 2013

Every day 4,000 children die from illnesses like diarrhea, dysentery, and cholera caused by dirty water and unhygienic living conditions. In 1993 the United Nations declared March 22nd as World Water Day to highlight the importance of freshwater and to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

How We Take Action

Action Against Hunger’s integrated approach to fighting hunger involves extending water and sanitation services to communities faced with water scarcity, unsafe drinking water, inadequate sanitation, and poor hygiene practices. Our water-related programs serve more than 3.5 million people every year. Learn more about our work:

Provide Access to Safe Water

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