The catastrophic damage on infrastructure in Syria has had a massive effect on the sanitation systems in the country.
Many water stations and sewage systems have been destroyed or left abandoned.
Waste collection services have virtually disappeared in most cities.
Piles of rubbish left in the streets, and dirty water have resulted in widespread illnesses and water-born diseases.
These are also extremely prevalent in camps within the country, where large numbers of internally displaced people have settled, with limited access to hygiene supplies and clean water.
AS PART OF OUR WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE PROGRAMME: