Coordinating the UN's work on water and sanitation

Water Facts

Water is complex because it is linked to almost everything in the world. But complexity should not hinder understanding: Water is a precondition for human existence and for the sustainability of the planet.

On these pages, explore the multiple dimensions of water and sanitation.

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