Woman in front of mud stoves (c) WRC Megan Gerrard DRC 2014
© WRC Megan Gerrard DRC 2014


Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) is a cross-cutting issue that impacts protection and gender, environment, livelihoods, education, food security and nutrition, shelter, health, and camp management. For this reason, the SAFE Steering Committee encourages humanitarian organizations to utilize cross-sectorial, comprehensive approaches when addressing the fuel and energy needs of the world’s most vulnerable people. Learn more about how SAFE impacts each sector below.