The last couple of years have seen significant progress by a range of actors towards integrating energy and environmental concerns in humanitarian response. Last December, UNHCR launched an ambitious challenge to shift all refugee camps and host communities to renewable energy by 2030, aiming to provide reliable, modern access to energy while lowering the environmental impacts of humanitarian operations.
Lama Gharaibeh, Climate and Energy Advisor, NORCAP
Philip Sandwell, Humanitarian Energy Research Associate. Imperial College London
Denyse Umubyeyi, Country Manager, Practical Action RwandaJackson Mutonga, Senior Advisor, GIZ, KenyaKarishma Tarannum, Environment Assistant, UNHCR Bangladesh