The Lifeline News Brief: July 25 – July 31

Uncategorized, Latest News

What We’ve Been Reading This Week: The Latest In Clean Cooking And Renewable Energy Innovation, Clean Water And Sanitation, Sustainable Development And Much More. 

WHO and IOM Warn That Member States Must Take Action to Ensure the Safety and Health of Migrant and Displaced Populations
Many migrants and displaced people live in crowded conditions where physical distancing and access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene are luxuries, creating a ripe environment for COVID-19 outbreaks.
Read More via ReliefWeb.

UK Offers £20m for Clean Energy in Africa and Asia
The Energy Catalyst competition is encouraging the development of products and services that helps countries access secure, low cost and low carbon energy.
Read more via EnergyLiveNews.com

1.4 million Ugandans to Access Low Cost Solar Energy
Millions of small holder farmers and entrepreneurs in remote villages across Uganda are set to access reliable and cheap electricity for the first time under a new off-grid solar scheme.
Read More via New Vision.

Best Practices for Electrifying Rural Healthcare Facilities with Decentralized Renewables
The Alliance for Rural Electrification has released a best practices document detailing the ability of decentralized renewable energy (DRE) solutions to quickly deliver sustainable, reliable power to rural health care facilities, helping such projects to attract more investment.
Read More via ARE.