Xylem and our partners leverage our expertise and solutions to help communities in need meet severe water challenges – such as lack of drinkable water and flooding – which can arise after disaster strikes.
We are humbled that we can leverage our expertise and offerings to help communities, when and where possible, meet severe water challenges – like lack of drinkable water and flooding – that can arise after disaster strikes.
Our team of 22,000 colleagues is frequently involved in helping support recovery and relief efforts around the world, supporting local teams by deploying experts to disaster sites to provide water-related expertise, technology and equipment. Through our global corporate social responsibility program, Watermark, we help provide boots on the grounds in the places that need them most, or raise funds or volunteer time to send critical food, clothing and sanitary supplies.
Xylem’s disaster response partnerships have brought life-changing clean water and sanitation to communities around the world. In February 2023, that assistance was needed in Türkiye, in the aftermath of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Learn more about the disaster response efforts undertaken in Türkiye.
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Volunteer virtually to put the world’s most vulnerable communities on the map, with Missing Maps and MapSwipe. Many places where disasters occur are missing from open and accessible satellite maps which first responders rely on. Get started today, and map on your own, with friends, or join a live event!
Solving Water for disaster-impacted communities
A wave of recent severe weather events and natural disasters has devastated communities across the globe, causing major loss of life, and leaving hundreds of thousands of people without basic needs like shelter and clean water. These tragedies are on the rise due to climate change, their impact intensified by pressures like population growth and coastal development.
Xylem Watermark Humanitarian Disaster Response