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Today on World Water Day, we’re remembering the 768 million people who don’t have access to clean water — including more than 2.5 million Syrian refugees. 
Across the globe, these families struggle every day to find safe drinking water. Often, all that’s available is unsanitary and risks disease, but they have no choice — their lives depend on it.
You can take just a moment today to stand up for these families. Sign the petition and tell Congress that every person deserves clean water. Support the Water for the World Act.

Today on World Water Day, we’re remembering the 768 million people who don’t have access to clean water — including more than 2.5 million Syrian refugees. 

Across the globe, these families struggle every day to find safe drinking water. Often, all that’s available is unsanitary and risks disease, but they have no choice — their lives depend on it.

You can take just a moment today to stand up for these families. Sign the petition and tell Congress that every person deserves clean water. Support the Water for the World Act.

Where is the water? In Jordan, now hosting more than half a million Syrian refugees, the pipes are running dry. Find out what these means for families on a daily basis in our new report, Tapped Out

Take a look at many of our programs and you’ll find a common theme: clean water is the foundation of change.
When people have a safe and reliable water source, they are healthier and more productive. They are able to prevent disease, grow more food, raise stronger animals, avoid conflict, and spend more time pursuing an education and economic improvement.
See photos of the ways we’re making the world’s water go further.
Photo: Mathieu Rouquette/Mercy Corps

Take a look at many of our programs and you’ll find a common theme: clean water is the foundation of change.

When people have a safe and reliable water source, they are healthier and more productive. They are able to prevent disease, grow more food, raise stronger animals, avoid conflict, and spend more time pursuing an education and economic improvement.

See photos of the ways we’re making the world’s water go further.

Photo: Mathieu Rouquette/Mercy Corps

Stunning photos at The Atlantic in honor of World Water Day - how we use it, abuse it, and depend on it.

Stunning photos at The Atlantic in honor of World Water Day - how we use it, abuse it, and depend on it.

Toilets are a luxury in rural Nepal. Jagati Khuna is working to change that. Read more.

Toilets are a luxury in rural Nepal. Jagati Khuna is working to change that. Read more.

Mercy Corps is a leading global humanitarian agency saving and improving lives in the world’s toughest places.