Protect clean water programs helping the world’s poorest
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Protect clean water programs helping the world’s poorest

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      Mercy Corps

Water is one of the most basic necessities – but 900 million people around the globe still struggle to find clean water for themselves and their families. The consequences are dire. Each year, lack of access to clean water and sanitation kills 1.8 million children under the age of five.

Right now, Congress is considering massive funding cuts for foreign aid – including the programs that provide clean water to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. These programs make up only a tiny fraction of the federal budget, but they have a lifesaving impact for millions around the world.

Tell Congress that we can’t balance the budget by cutting programs that help millions in desperate poverty access the water they need to survive.

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