Refugees in Sudan reap benefits of clean cooking energy
A switch to ethanol reduces risky trips in search of firewood, slows deforestation and creates healthier home environments for refugees in White Nile state.
UNHCR private-sector partners win big at this year's FT/IFC awards
IKEA Foundation and Vodafone Foundation receive recognition for their work with UNHCR in solving challenges faced by refugees
Turning weeds into energy in Ethiopia
A cooperative of Somali refugees and Ethiopian host community, supported by the IKEA Foundation, turn invasive weeds into energy.
UNHCR launches sustainable energy strategy, strengthens climate action
Bottled gas scheme eases fuel crisis for Rohingya refugees
A move from firewood to liquefied petroleum gas for cooking benefits health, eases pressure on the environment and avoids hazardous trips into the forest.
IOC launches campaign to bring light to refugee camps
International Olympic Committee and UNHCR team up in 'Become the Light' campaign for refugee camps without adequate lighting.
EURELECTRIC and UNHCR announce partnership to offer sustainable and clean energy to refugees
Jordan's Azraq becomes world's first clean energy refugee camp
New solar plant is the first of its kind in a refugee setting, and will transform the lives of thousands of Syrians living in harsh desert environment.
Azraq, the world's first refugee camp powered by renewable energy
Joint UNHCR/IKEA Foundation