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The tool will consist of six modules: one overall module that deals with transport and prioritisation and 5 modules that cover the key parts of an emergency (water, sanitation, shelter, recovery, medical).More information can be found in the brochure...

Partners SIOEN and POLIMI developed the textile wall concept. This structural element is composed of coated textiles (i.e. long lifetime) and delivered on a roll (“wall by the mile”). More information can be obtained in the brochure

The ‘clever roof’ shelter kit is designed to provide a solution to the first sheltering problems on site just after disaster has struck. The ‘clever roof’ shelter kit consists of a tarp, structural elements, connectors, anchorage elements, tools, a...

The IFRC-SRU conference is an annual event that brings together a wide range of humanitarian shelter actors, as well as academics and suppliers to share knowledge and exchange experience. The focus of this year's conference is on cladding...

In April 2013 S(P)EEDKITS partner De Mobiele Fabriek, (DMF) was on the Dutch television program of RTLZ called ‘RTL Duurzaam’(in English: “RTL sustainable”). During this (sponsored) TV interview DMF explained their concept and S(P)EEDKITS on national...

From January to April 2014, five master students from Unesco IHE and TU Delft ventured to Blantyre Malawi
to conduct experiments on pit latrine sludge. The aim of the field work was to investigate simple, low-tech faecal sludge sanitation methods...

A guideline on fixings used for shelters made from flexible fabrics and rope tensioners

This guideline consists of 2 parts, both needed to answer the not so easy question: How to attach a fabric to a frame?

Whoever tried to fix any...

Download here the general brochure on S(P)EEDKITS, a pdf explaining the background and the activities of the project.

An overview of lessons learnt by the partners in SPEEDKITS. A short presentation given at the end of the project on April 14th 2016.

A comparative study to assist humanitarian workers in selecting suitable textile materials

Lots of cladding materials are available on the market, each with their specific properties. This study compared 10 cladding materials from the...

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