WakaWaka Power Distribution to Iraqi Refugees

Posted by: SAFE Administrator

Modified date: 10/18/2017

WakaWaka Power Distribution to Iraqi Refugees


Technology field of reference: Powering

Relevant sectors: Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Early Recovery & Livelihoods

Population type: Refugee

Category of funders: Not Available

Project Description

Hundreds of thousands of Yazidi people have fled from the violence in Iraq and an increasing number of them are seeking refuge in Syria. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) distributed 3,500 WakaWakas to Yazidi refugees in the Newroz camp as part of its crisis response. The project took place in Newroz Camp ID 102 in Al-Qahtaniyah, Syria.

Technology or Technologies used

WakaWaka Power


Starting and ending date

From 01/01/2014

Number of beneficiaries reached through energy related activites or interventions

3500 Yazidi refugees

Cost of energy technology and/or fuel


Names of implementing partners

International Rescue Committee (IRC), Waka Waka

Funding sources