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Global Alliance Highlights Climate Change Mitigation Benefits of Clean Cookstoves [viewed]

October 2012: The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves has prepared a factsheet that identifies a positive correlation between the use of clean cookstoves and climate change mitigation, highlighting that, if well designed, clean cookstoves can reduce emissions associated with cooking with biomass.

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UNHCR Supplies Solar Lamps to Refugee Students [viewed]

23 February 2012: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is providing targeted assistance to support young refugees in Uganda to succeed in schools, including by providing refugee students with rechargeable solar lamps to increase their study time. 

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UNHCR Helps Equip Refugee Camps with Fuel Efficient Stoves [viewed]

26 January 2012: The UN Human Rights Commission's (UNHCR) five-year campaign called ‘Light Years Ahead' is helping to provide lighting and fuel-efficient stoves in African refugee camps to support the livelihoods of the people and improve the safety of women and girls.

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