Development worker Kilian Kleinschmidt says that governments should stop treat refugee camps as temporary settlements, and rather consider them developing, but permanent cities. In a recent talk at Ars Electronica, he shares stories about how residents in Zaatari camp, Jordan,... View Post
Tag: humanitarian reliefNovember 25, 2015 8:31 am
Better Shelter’s Head of Service John Tzanos recently returned from Mytilini, Greece where refugees from Syria rest in Karatepe transit camp after harrowing journeys across the Mediterranean. Join John’s talk at Falkenbergs museum tonight and learn about the work he... View Post
Less than six months after its first units shipped to Iraq and Ethiopia, a Swedish company producing modular, flat-packed refugee shelters is struggling to keep up with demand. And many of those orders are now coming from Europe.