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Webinar: Mainstreaming Sustainable Energy Solutions in Displacement Settings
September 25, 2018 — September 25, 2018

31st World LPG Forum
October 2, 2018 — October 4, 2018

In the News   See More

A Mother's Impossible Choice: Risk Rape to Feed Your Family, or Starve
CNN   |   August 3, 2018

Video: Kakuma Refugee Camp Benefits From Renewable Sources of Energy
KTN News Kenya   |   July 24, 2018

Tapping Sustainable Energy in Somalia
Sustainable Energy for All   |   May 18, 2018

Video: IKEA CEO Per Higgins Discusses Energy for Refugees at SEforAll Forum
Connect4Climate   |   May 2, 2018

EIC Horizon Prize on High Tech for Humanitarian Aid - Jordan
European Commission   |   April 18, 2018

News & Events

SAFE Updates   See More

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

August 9, 2018

Press Release following the launch of Global Plan of Action

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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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3 Game-Changing Innovations for Refugees in Jordan

The United Nations is harnessing technology and innovation to better support refugees
May 17, 2018

Forced from homes, accessing basic services like food, water, and electricity can be a challenge. The United Nations and partners are leveraging technology to better deliver urgent services for refugees living in camps and urban areas in Jordan.

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