The Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine collaborates with numerous organizations around the world and in Israel/Palestine involved in water rights and justice, BDS, direct water and sanitation services, and sustainable pilot projects. Click on a logo to go to an organization’s website.
1for3 creates sustainable projects in Aida Camp in Bethlehem and beyond that include academic and cultural education, media, water and food security, the right to play and to health care—basic human rights for every individual regardless of where they live.
Al-Haq is an independent Palestinian non-governmental human rights organisation based in Ramallah, West Bank. Established in 1979 to protect and promote human rights and the rule of law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), the organisation has special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.
Applied Research Institute Jerusalem/Society promotes sustainable development in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and self-reliance of the Palestinian people through greater control of their own resources. It assesses alternative options, policies, and strategies to conserve natural resources.
EWASH, the Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Group, addresses the emergency resulting from Israel’s incursions into the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Founded in 2002, it coordinates work in the water, sanitation, and hygiene sectors to avoid duplication and to ensure optimum results.
Grassroots International works to create a just and sustainable world by building alliances with progressive movements that provide essential services and advance rights to land, water, and food. Working with allies and partners, they facilitate international linkages to support and amplify the Palestinian struggle for self-determination and peace with justice.
House of Water and Environment (HWE) is a Palestinian not-for-profit NGO established in 2004. It promotes practical research into the current and future state of water resources and the environment in Palestine and across the region. HWE mobilizes local and international networks and partnerships to achieve a broader analysis of sustainable water resource development and better “governance” of the resource.
Life Source was founded out of the need for a grassroots movement to organize for Palestinian water justice. Although the group disbanded, the website contains valuable information for those in pursuit of water justice in Palestine.
MAAN Development Center is an independent Palestinian development and training institute invested in self-reliant initiatives and environmental projects that are community based. They work to improve the food security of the poorest and most marginalized sectors of the Palestinian society at the family and community level.
The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) launched the Maia Project (Arabic for “water”) to provide Palestinian children with clean, safe drinking water. MECA is working in partnership with community organizations in Gaza to build water purification and desalination units in schools throughout the Gaza Strip. There are many reports and photos on their website.
The Palestinian Hydrology Group (PHG) is an independent specialized institution dedicated to the development and protection of water and environmental resources; to insure more public accessibility to adequate water supply sources and sanitary conditions; and to the development a proper information systems and technologies.
Mekorot, Israel’s state-owned water company, is responsible for implementing “water apartheid” on Palestinians. This website has information on the efforts to boycott Mekorot throughout the world.