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From minute 8 to 9.57 Interviews with S(P)EEDKITS partners Marijke Mollaert (VUB), Bert Groenendaal (Sioen) and Guy Buyle (Centexbel) about the prototype "cocoon with clever roof" developed in the project and shown at the AidEx fair in Brussels (MSF site...


On the occasion of AidEx, several prototype kits developed within S(P)EEDKITS will be on display at the MSF Belgium test site in the Port of Brussels. Displayed prototypes include several shelter types, a concrete recycling kit, a water tower kit, a...


The article: "Lactic Acid Fermentation, Urea and Lime Addition: Promising Faecal Sludge Sanitizing Methods for Emergency Sanitation" has been published in IJERPH (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health) and is available online:...


The goal of work package (WP) 6 is to plan and implement demonstration of the concepts developed within S(P)EEDKITS. The focus will be on: Different levels of demonstration, focusing on key developments of S(P)EEDKITS at the different packaging levels (...


A guideline to select the best performing materials to enhance the living conditions inside emergency shelters. Emergency situations often occur in hot climates. To provide comfortable living conditions inside the shelters of refugees or homeless people,...


A unique report on the testing of desludging equipment. We present the findings of nine-months field work in Malawi on desludging of sometimes difficult to access pit latrines with sometimes solid sludge.Three types of desludging equipment were tested: A...


On 20 and 21 May the IFRC SRU is organizing a conference on Winterization it will showcase more than 16 months of work that the IFRC-SRU team has conducted on the topic, both in qualitative research and field testing. Contributions from Red Cross Red...


This short presentation shows how the Red Cross International has been working to develop the improved shelters for S(P)EEDKITS.


A short update on the development of shelters. Flexible, versatile and compatible in various ways, the proposed types should serve and facilitate the operations. 4 different types are currently being developed:


Within this document D3.3, we report on the prototypes for the various watsan kits and the outcome of the (first) testing. Kits tested are: Sanitation kits A raised latrine A mobile desludging unit Sludge treatment solutions A pasteuriser unit Water...


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