About Water and Sanitation
Over the past five years, CRS has assisted more than two million people worldwide in gaining access to clean water. We have provided more than a million people in rural areas access to improved sanitation. We support water, sanitation and hygiene services in more than two dozen countries, focusing on services for the poorest and most remote communities. Much of our assistance is directed to sub-Saharan Africa.
CRS supports WASH programs in coordination with the three CRS strategic priority areas of health, agriculture and emergencies. Our work improves health and well-being, supports emergency preparedness and response efforts, and contributes to the sustainability of water and natural resources.
WASH for EmergenciesAccess to clean water and sanitation is vital in an emergency. Learn about our work in WASH for Emergencies ›
Water and AgricultureWater and agriculture activities are becoming more and more interdependent. Learn about our work in Water and Agriculture ›
Water and ConflictWater-related violence is common in many parts of the world. Learn about our work in Water and Conflict ›
Water and EnvironmentCRS knows the importance of the environment on adequate water supply. Learn about our work in Water and Environment ›
WASH for Health and Well-BeingClean water means better health, especially for children. Learn about our work in WASH for Health and Well-Being ›
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