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Fact Sheet - Decentralized Renewables: Improve Safety for Vulnerable Communities

Posted by: SAFE Administrator

Modified date: 06/18/2018

Fact Sheet - Decentralized Renewables: Improve Safety for Vulnerable Communities

Categories

Relevant sector: Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Protection, Health, Early Recovery & Livelihoods, Camp Management & Coordination, Telecommunications

Resource type: Document

Resource use: Resource Mobilization & Advocacy

Language of the document: English


Author

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Organization

Power for All

Description

From the aftermath of hurricanes in Haiti and Puerto Rico, to flooding in India and the communities fleeing conflict in Syria and Myanmar, decentralized renewables are increasingly proving themselves as a powerful way to help vulnerable communities, including the 60 million refugees worldwide, gain access to electricity and related services. Most recently, Power Africa and Mastercard announced the Smart Communities Coalition, a public-private partnership to support refugee settlements. Learn more about the power of decentralized renewables on vulnerable communities with this January 2018 Plat­form for Energy Access Knowl­edge (PEAK) Fact Sheet.

Year of publication

2018