Are energy access interventions within humanitarian relief an effective tool for improving the health, safety and livelihoods of beneficiaries, while also having wider environmental benefits?*
* Thesis done as a systematic review
Providing beneficiaries with access to modern energy devices within humanitarian relief camps can have significant positive impacts. In particular those associated with improvements in indoor air quality, the removal of risks associated with fire, positive impacts on the perceptions of sexual- and gender-based violence (SGBV), education and livelihoods. However, there is a discrepancy between the reported levels of CO2 emissions following solar lantern distributions compared to actual, life cycle emissions.
Adults, Both sexes (for groups of both male and female persons), Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Child health, Children, Conflict, Cyclone/Hurricane/Typhoon, Displaced population, Drought, Earthquake, Epidemic/Endemic, Extreme temperatures, Extreme violence/Accidents, Fire, Flash flood/Flood, Health, Heavy rain, Humanitarian access, Injuries (all), Insect infestation, Landslide/mudslide, Non-communicable diseases (all), Population displacement, Population return, Protection, Sexual and reproductive health, Snowfall/snow avalanche, Storm/storm surge, Technological disaster, Tornado, Tsunami, Violent wind, Volcano