Better Shelter for refugees in Mytilini. We have delivered 520 shelters to Greece, and supported UNHCR during shelter assembly training i September. More than 3000 persons arrive to the Greek island of Mytilini (Lesvos) daily, while the winter is closing... View Post
Tag: refugeesNovember 19, 2015 7:24 am
Will you #ReshapeAid at the Global Consultation for the World Humanitarian Summit in Geneva? During 3 days, Global Consultation participants will review and discuss proposals regarding #dignity, #safety, #resilience and #partnerships. The initiatives discussed these days will form the foundation... View Post
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.
Imogen Mathers from SciDev.Net in conversation with Johan Karlsson, head of business development at Better Shelter: “Technical testing, pilot and field trials, and feedback workshops bring refugees into the design process, ensuring their practical, social and cultural concerns are heard... View Post