A participant constructs a temporary shelter at one of our Hands on weekends.
UK: RedR South-west are pleased to be teaming up with Shelterbox to hold a practical day based around Shelter and Camp Management on Saturday 18 May in Tiverton. The training will cost just £20 which will cover costs of refreshments (tea/coffee and lunch) as well as a donation to RedR & Shelterbox.
The day will begin at 10am and will finish at 6pm. There are facilities for camping on the Friday and Saturday nights (i.e. a field!) for those who are wishing to come from further away.
For more information about the activity and to book your place, contact Robert Read.
Bangladesh: 9-21 September 2013 in Dhaka Bangladesh, run by the Housing and Hazards group based at the University of Exeter.
This is not your average package holiday! Working in a group of up to 20 people with two local NGOs, you will learn first hand the challenges and vulnerabilities of a hand-to-mouth existence and will experiment with building technologies aimed at giving millions of people durable, hazard-resistant homes.
Speaker series events take place throughout the year with experts presenting talks on a range of current issues and debates within the humanitarian sector, offering a great opportunity for participants to meet and discuss.
Previous topics have included the future of engineers in emergencies, and how NGOs working with the military.
New events will be added throughout the year so keep checking this page for updates. If you have any questions about any of our events please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.