Clean Water and Sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

One in three people live without sanitation. This is causing unnecessary disease and death. Although huge strides have been made with access to clean drinking water, lack of sanitation is undermining these advances. If we provide affordable equipment and education in hygiene practices, we can stop this senseless suffering and loss of life.

Goal 6 in action

To ensure clean water and sanitation for all, we all have to take action. Get inspired here:

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Icons for Goal 6

Download the primary icon and target icons for Goal 6 in png and vector formats.

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A woman carries drinking water to her home in an impoverished neighborhood in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. More than 2 billion people live in areas of water stress.  Photo: John Moore/Getty Images

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The Targets

Everyone can help to make sure that we meet the Global Goals. Use these eight targets to ensure clean water and sanitation for all.

Get involved

Together we can get clean water and sanitation for all. Here you can see what you can do to contribute. Find organizations to support, information to share and some useful tips for your everyday life that can really make a difference.