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UNICEF Restores Access to Water in Emergencies

— This month, the UNICEF Tap Project is highlighting the issue of clean water by challenging you to go without your phone. We’ve been sharing ways in which UNICEF improves access to clean water. No situation is more pressing than an emergency, when restoring access to clean water is key to preventing the spread of disease. […]

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3 Numbers to Consider on World Water Day

Children fill containers with water from a communal foot-activated pump in the village of Kiendi-Walogo, Côte d'Ivoire. © UNICEF/NYHQ2011-2481/Olivier Asselin

— Four years ago, the world met its global target for safe drinking water, which it had set as part of the Millennium Development Goals. Yet today, 768 million people still don’t have access to clean water. As we mark World Water Day, here are three numbers to consider. 1,400 children die every day from diarrheal […]

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5 Ways UNICEF Improves Access to Clean Water

— This month, the UNICEF Tap Project is challenging you to put down your phone to help provide water to a child in need. You might be wondering, how exactly does UNICEF help? Since 1990, UNICEF has helped more than 2 billion people gain access to clean water, hygiene and sanitation. Here’s how. 1. Promoting good […]

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How Your Dollars Turn Into Clean Water

Children fill containers and wash their hands at a UNICEF-supported water access point in Togo. ©UNICEF/Togo2013/Essi Fafa Soulé

— Stephanie Adickman is a proposal writer in the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s Global Programs & Field Engagement team. In a world where 768 million people do not have access to clean water, the challenges may seem daunting. But with the help of a network of engaged supporters, UNICEF is on the ground empowering governments, communities […]

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Infographic: World Water Crisis

— Most of us take clean water for granted, but for 768 million people around the world, it’s a luxury. Learn more in this infographic. Click on the image to enlarge. This March, the UNICEF Tap Project is challenging you put down your phone to help provide clean water, sanitation and hygiene to children in need. […]

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Put Down Your Phone, Save a Child’s Life

— For every 10 minutes you spend away from your phone this March, you can help UNICEF provide clean water to a child in need. It’s that simple. Visit uniceftapproject.org on your phone. You’ll see updates on your progress, how long other people have gone without their phones and how UNICEF helps provide clean water and […]

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