25 Mar '15, 5pm

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) has partnered with social enterprise Better Shelter to move forward on a plan to bring 10,000 of IKEA’s incredible solar-powered flat pack shelters to refugee families. After successfully field testing with 40 families in Iraq and Ethiopia, the UNCHR has made the commitment to bring the humanitarian shelters to others. The incredible shelters will offer refugee families comfortable, private living quarters.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/united-nations-signs-on-to-bring-100...

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