'As a refugee, I have seen the impacts of the climate crisis up close'
From drought and flooding to increasing competition for scarce resources, South Sudanese refugee Opira Bosco Okot knows only too well how the climate crisis has made life harder for displaced people.
Refugee-led business provides clean energy to camp residents
A Congolese refugee is providing a lifeline for thousands of refugees and their hosts in Kenya's Kakuma camp through sustainable, reliable and affordable energy.
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.