Renewable Energy for Refugees (RE4R) Project Assessment Phase Survey (Households)
This project is led by Practical Action and UNHCR and delivers renewable energy investments through an innovative approach in humanitarian settings, working directly with refugees and host communities in Kigeme, Nyabiheke and Gihembe refugee camps in Rwanda and with urban refugees in Irbid in Jordan.
The project provides access to affordable and sustainable sources of renewable energy, and improves the health, wellbeing and security of target populations.Household surveys for Gihembe, Kigeme and Nyabiheke refugee camps in Rwanda. The surveys contain information on household demographics, energy use for lighting and cooking, access to electricity technologies, respondent needs and priorities, and other energy-related issues.
Kind of Data
Sample survey data [ssd]
Unit of Analysis
v2.1: Edited, anonymous dataset for public distribution
Household demographics, energy use for lighting and cooking, access to electricity technologies, respondent needs and priorities, and other energy-related issues.
Access to Energy
Gihembe, Kigeme and Nyabiheke refugee camps
Refugees in camps in Kigeme, Nyabiheke, and Gihembe
Producers and sponsors
Sampling based on The World Bank’s Multi-Tier Framework (MTF) for Rwanda.
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
Data Collection Notes
Data collected by enumerators hired from the refugee communities. Data is presented as collected without screening or removal of outliers. The usual caveats relating to self-reported information (especially for economic information) and respondent priorities apply.