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WaterAid is the #1 ranked international non-profit dedicated to helping the people living in the world’s poorest communities gain access to clean, safe water, toilets and hygiene (WASH).

We have programs and influence in 37 countries across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Pacific region, and have water, sanitation and hygiene experts immediately available to meet your media needs on a variety of topics:

  • Water
  • Education
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Hygiene and menstrual health
  • Governance and public policy, including the UN Global Goals
  • Sanitation
  • Climate change
  • Child and maternal health
  • WASH technology and innovation
  • Aid effectiveness: monitoring, accountability and sustainability

US press inquiries

For all media inquiries, please contact WaterAid account manager Brittany Galvan, of Marketing Maven Public Relations: / +1 310.955.7048.  Alternatively, you may contact the WAUK after-hours press line at +44 (0)7887 521 552 or

International press inquires

If you are a member of the press affiliated with a non-US outlet, please contact the relevant WaterAid media officer below. You may also contact, or the afterhours press line at +44 (0)7887 521 552.

Delhi: Anil Cherukupalli or Pragya Gupta

London: Carolynne Wheeler or +44 (0)207 793 4485, or Fiona Callister

Melbourne: Kirrily Johns or +61 3 9001 8248

Ottawa: Christine LaRocque or +1 613.230.5172 x243

Stockholm: Magdalena Olsson, Communications Manager, or +46 (0)8 677 30 33 or +46 (0)73 661 93 31, or Petter Gustafsson, Communications Officer, on or +46 (0)8 677 30 21 or +46 (0)72 858 58 51

Tokyo: --Details coming soon.

Not a member of the press?

If you have general questions about WaterAid and our work, please contact us.

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WaterAid America produces public service announcements (PSAs) for pro-bono publishing in print media. If you can offer pro-bono space, please write to: We will provide a high resolution PDF file, formatted to the size you have available.

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Press Releases

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WaterAid calls on Congress

to fully fund international assistance
Mar 16, 2017

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Girl Strong is a bold, empowering call for equality

A rallying cry to stand behind women and girls who live without clean water and toilets
Mar 8, 2017

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WaterAid celebrates

Presidential commitment to global health security
Nov 7, 2016

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Clean water and rigorous hygiene

Are the first line of defense in anti-microbial resistance
Sep 21, 2016

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Two years after Ebola

Agencies call for action on water, sanitation and hygiene in healthcare.
Aug 8, 2016

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Women change habits to avoid “period dramas”

Nearly 78% of women change their lifestyles every month due to their periods.
May 23, 2016

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WaterAid CEO Prabasi named a 'Woman of Influence'

Sarina Prabasi has been honored by the New York Business Journal.
Jan 19, 2016

WaterAid America awarded 4 stars by Charity Navigator
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WaterAid awarded top 4-star rating

Charity Navigator has awarded 4-stars to WaterAid for the third consecutive year.
Sep 14, 2015