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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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Press Releases

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Sarina Prabasi honored by FORTUNE Magazine

The WaterAid CEO was named one of the ‘Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink’
Sep 9, 2015

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WaterAid Ranked Number 1

WaterAid named #1 water, sanitation and hygiene non-profit by Philanthropedia.
Mar 24, 2015

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Go Green launches WaterAid campaign

Go Green Environmental Services protects the water of Long Island from liquid waste.
Dec 8, 2014

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An interview with Sarina Prabasi

WaterAid America's new CEO discusses her passion to help communities in need.
Jun 23, 2014

Sarina Prabasi, portrait, WaterAid America's CEO
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WaterAid America welcomes new CEO

Sarina Prabasi has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of WaterAid America.
May 12, 2014

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1 in 3 women lack safe toilets

Lack of access to toilets compounds the risk of violence that many experience.
Nov 19, 2012

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National Geographic highlights WaterAid's work

The "Burden of Thirst" feature explores water scarcity in East Africa.
Mar 15, 2010