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Emergency Floor Helps Refugees Ward Off Vermin and Diseases

Emergency Floor Helps Refugees Ward Off Vermin and Diseases
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Humanitarian project addresses the problem of flooring in post-disaster zones, something no agency has yet to do

Jason Brick
  • 19 june 2015

Emergency Floor is a low-cost flooring solution for families who have been affected by natural disasters. Regions struck by climate and conflict disasters frequently have populations forced to depend on camps for shelter. Sleeping directly on the ground exposes people to hypothermia, vermin and infectious diseases, while sleeping off the ground reduces the risk of all three.

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