Better access to energy for rural communities in Sierra Leone

Energy access, energy efficiency and the increased use of renewable energy are a crucial part of creating more sustainable, inclusive and resilient communities.  Energy access is essential to improving food security, job creation, spur economic growth whilst addressing security concerns and empowering women as they play a key role in the sector. Affordable, reliable and sustainable energy access lies at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), goal 7 calls for “affordable and clean energy”.Continue reading Better access to energy for rural communities in Sierra Leone

COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

On 07 May 2020 the UN launched the updated COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan. The COVID-19 Global HRP is a joint effort by members of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC), including UN, other international organizations and NGOs with a humanitarian mandate, to analyse and respond to the direct public health and indirect immediate humanitarian consequences of the pandemic, particularly on people in countries already facing other crises.Continue reading COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan