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Building Water and Sanitation Systems to Survive Climate Change

Around the world, climate change is already compromising our most precious resource: access to water. Today, less than one percent of the world’s water is available to drink. As extreme weather events increase, the threat to drinking water will also increase.

September 25, 2018
Four people stand by a river. Two are crossing over a makeshift bridge.
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Better Health for Afghan Refugees

The 70,000 undocumented refugees in Iran’s centrally located province of Yazd in particular struggle with poverty and a lack of stable economic opportunities that makes them unable to afford basic necessities such as soap and toothbrushes.

March 15, 2018
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Safe water for new mothers: Upgrading Sierra Leone’s health centers

In a country with some of the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality, water and sanitation improvements at health centers are preventing infections and saving lives.

March 22, 2018
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No Laughing Matter

November 19 is World Toilet Day—a day that is sure to gather its usual collection of smirks and giggles here…

November 19, 2019
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#SafeHands: InterAction Celebrates World Water Day in the Age of COVID-19

The 22nd annual World Water Day is Sunday, March 22, and never has there been a better or more important time…

March 19, 2020
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WASH During COVID-19: What We Know So Far

September 10, 2020
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Improving Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Access Amid the Pandemic

Just over one year since we entered the COVID-19 pandemic, many have a much better understanding of how access to…

March 20, 2021
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NGO Recommendations for the U.S. Government’s Global Water Strategy 2017-2022

Access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) has been a cornerstone of U.S. development and diplomacy policy since the…

November 12, 2021
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New White House Action Plan on Global Water Security Announced

On June 1, Vice President Kamala Harris announced the rollout of a new White House Action Plan on…

June 3, 2022
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InterAction Applauds New USAID Draft Global Water Strategy Agency Plan

InterAction applauds the unveiling of the draft of USAID’s Global Water Strategy (GWS) Agency Plan. The updated GWS improves upon…

July 15, 2022