practical shelter innovation for disaster relief

Disaster preparedness using the bamboo RSK


All the components of the bamboo RSK can easily be prepared in a advance by a community or aid agency.

1 x 4 m
4 x 3 m
2 x 2.5 m

Bamboo that has been dried and subjected to basic preservation treatment can be stored for a considerable time and used when required for the emergency shelters.

The ropes and lashing materials for the shelters can also be sourced locally.

Plastic sheeting can be cut to size and stored as required or use made of standard relief tarpaulins.

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