Water, sanitation and hygiene facts and figures

Assuring continuous access to safe water for children.

boy drinking water from tap
UNICEF/ Syria 2017/ Delil Souleiman



  • Access to safe water remained to be limited for much of the population, with increased water quality assurances necessary to ensure the population had continuous access to safe water.
  • Alternate water supply services and WASH supplies are available but relatively expensive, that pushed vulnerable families to adopt unsafe coping strategies.
  • People in besieged areas and newly accessible areas lacked sufficient access to critical WASH services and critical WASH supplies.


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