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Sign the Water Bill of RightsU.S. residents can add their voice to a movement declaring that all Americans should have access to safe, clean drinking water as a basic human right by signing the Water Bill of Rights. Add your name to the petition and urge others to join you by sharing the petition with friends and family using social networking.
Attend the Main Event in RomeA full day of events are planned to celebrate World Water Day on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations headquarters in Rome, Italy. Attend the main event in Rome to take part in discussions with experts in water and food security, plus receive brochures, T-shirts and other World Water Day memorabilia.
Make Financial ContributionsDonating money to one of various organizations fighting to provide clean, safe water to all can be the difference between a family having drinking water and a toilet or not. Make a one-time donation or set up a recurring donation to help organizations such as Water.org, WaterAid or OneDrop.org. Urge friends and family members to donate too by offering to match their donations to these worthy causes.
Participate in a Local EventOn World Water Day, Thursday, March 22, 2012, numerous events around the world will take place to raise awareness and donations about the cause. Established in 2003 by the United Nations High Level Committee on Programmes, UN-Water has an extensive listing of World Water Day events around the world on their website. The main event is in Rome but is just one of hundreds of events, many likely close to you. Don't see an event near you and want to get involved? Check UNWater.org for information on hosting an event of your own!
Donate Your VoiceDonate your voice on social networking platforms to World Water Day 2012 nearly effortlessly. Sign up at WaterDay.org to allow the organization to use your Facebook and Twitter to send messages and spread awareness during World Water Week.
Get EducatedDo you know how much water we should drink in a day? Any idea how much water is needed to produce one person's daily food? The answers to those questions and so many more may shock you. Learn more about the water crisis in the world today, how water is vital to food production and how you can help by downloading the World Water Day 2012 brochure or one of many other campaign materials offered by UN-Water.