Flatpacked humanitarian family shelters can withstand hurricanes

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Extremis technology produce humanitarian shelters which can house a family of up to five in a disaster struck area until permanent housing can be rebuilt. Their latest product is the HUSH2, a flat packed structure, made from marine ply wood that can be erected easily in under two hours without any special skills or tools. Setting it apart from similar designs, the modular shelter can also be reconfigured to provide a hurricane shelter in just seven minutes — providing protection from hurricane force winds up to 200mph. Sadly, there is a huge demand for such shelters: an estimated 30-50 million…

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