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January 8th, 2014 The year started "fruitful",  on 31-12-2013 when 3 "Hospitainer" babies were born: First C-section in Hospitainer in Palo, Leyte in the Philippines First C-section in Hospitrailer in Homs, Syria and baby boy Seth born in Apeldoon,...


November 28th, 2013 On November 25, S(P)EEDKITS partners started the setting up of several prototypes of the kits that are being developed within the project. This setting up was part of the preparations of our review meeting. The occasion was used to...


In view of the flagship character of the S(P)EEDKITS project, as well as its great potential to show developed hardware (i.e. newly designed kits for emergency response units), the European Commission has pre-selected S(P)EEDKITS as one of the eight key...


Testing Novel Shelter Solutions in the Sangnioniogo Refugee Camp in Burkina Faso How advanced textile materials for shelters can improve the lives of refugees From November 1 to 10, the European project S(P)EEDKITS will test novel shelter solutions in the...


Within S(P)EEDKITS, partner WASTE is developing a raised latrine for deployment in emergency situations. The development process is going well, see the pictures below. Last September 13, partner WASTE also participated at the Oxfam Design a bog day. Goal...


“Partner Hospitainer/MILLSON  was on the Dutch television in “Hart van Nederland”. They explained their unique Hospitainer (mobile hospital) solution and how it will be deployed in Homs - Syria. Please take a look at the video using this link.  More info...


Partner DMF – De Mobiele Fabriek presented their company on the Dutch national television (RTL Business / Sustainable Business). They also mentioned our S(P)EEDKITS project and how they contribute to it. You can find the link to the item here The part on...


S(P)EEDKITS partner IFRC - Shelter Research Unit (SRU) is pleased to present the Anchoring and Fixing conference on the use of these systems in humanitarian shelter. The conference will last 2 days, 9 and 10 April 2013, and is organized in Luxembourg. It...


partner PRACTICA Groundwater wells have the advantage over surface water intakes that clean water can easily be accessed without the need for significant water treatment. In many countries groundwater wells are made by foreign drilling companies with...


Rethink Relief is an intense design workshop dedicated to creating technologies for humanitarian relief that specifically address the gap between short-term relief and long-term sustainable development. It brings together people from diverse backgrounds...


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