Water and sanitation, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This briefing explores the relationships between water, sanitation and migration, and how they may affect the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Specifically, discuss the fact that while water and sanitation do not appear to drive migration, the process of migration can radically shape access to water and sanitation services – particularly for undocumented migrants and people in transit. Question whether attaining universal access to safely managed water and sanitation services is possible without specific measures to address the needs of refugees and other migrants