Saturday, July 20, 2013

IKEA flat-packed shelters for refugees

In partnership with UNHCR, IKEA has designed flat-packed shelters in an effort to improve the lives of those living in refugee camps.  The UN is currently trialling them in Somalia.

 

6 comments:

Tasmanian said...

A really good new reason to love IKEA.

Joan Milne said...

I loved this video - thank you for sharing. I shed a tear when he revealed that there is a solar panel to provide light.
xo

Anonymous said...

I hope these work out! What a difference light will make. J

Deb said...

Another reason indeed.

Deb said...

It's a wonderful thing, isn't it?

Deb said...

Yes, and better insulation. And not an allen key anywhere to be seen!