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EPP Selected As a Humanitarian Grand Challenge Innovative Seed Project
Energy Peace Partners   |   September 26, 2018

USAID Administrator Green Announces Finalists for the Humanitarian Grand Challenge
Grand Challenges Canada   |   September 25, 2018

17 Business Models to Build Refugee Resilience
Business Fights Poverty   |   September 24, 2018

Telecoms Operators Dial in to Refugee Markets
Financial Times   |   September 24, 2018

South Sudan's First Solar Training
Energy Peace Partners   |   September 22, 2018

SOLARKIOSK Inaugurates 5 Solar Powered Mini-clinics at Rohingya Refugee Communities in Bangladesh
Solar Kiosk   |   September 20, 2018

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SAFE Updates   See More

De-Risking Humanitarian Investments

October 31, 2018

Earlier this month, Mercy Corps announced that it will only consider Lighting Global Quality Verified (QV) products when it procures standalone solar energy systems for its non U.S. based clients.

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Lighting Up the Lives of Rohingya Refugees

August 18, 2018

Oxfam and partners WEDC at Loughborough University are undertaking research on GBV and lighting around WASH facilities in camps. The research aims to establish how best to decrease the perceived risk of GBV around WASH facilities through the introduction of lighting.

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Energy in Humanitarian Settings Advocated for at UN High Level Political Forum

July 11, 2018

Statement in advance of the launch of the Global Plan of Action for Sustainable Energy Solutions at the UN High Level Political Forum, New York.

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Agroforestry with Refugees in Uganda

Overwhelming Demand and a Huge Desire to Plant
July 6, 2018

Over 1 million South Sudanese are currently seeking refuge in Uganda, putting immense pressure on already fragile ecosystem services such as water flow and soil fertility. The World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) recently implemented a project to develop agroforestry models to meet the needs of refugees and local inhabitants for tree products, particularly firewood for cooking and poles for shelter.

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Global Plan Powers Up to Supply Clean Energy for Refugees

May 18, 2018

Energy has always been needed in the camps and informal settlements home to tens of millions of people uprooted by conflicts or natural disasters. That is changing, with U.N. agencies, aid groups, major refugee-hosting countries and businesses preparing in July to sign up to a global action plan to provide all displaced people with access to sustainable energy by 2030, in line with U.N. development goals.

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Press Releases   See More

Announcement Following the Launch of Global Plan of Action, July NY

August 9, 2018

Press Release following the launch of Global Plan of Action Framework on July 11th, 2918.

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