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A Home For Refugees

June 16th, 2018

People in the refugee camps need more than just a tent, they need decent habitats. Hamburg 18 December 2013. “The man as innovator morethanshelters is breaking new ground in humanitarian aid in the refugee camps of za’atari”. morethanshelters thinks new humanitarian aid in refugee camps. With a modular room system, similar to over and over again can be combined like a LEGO Kit, not only provides the Hamburg social corporate shelters, but creates with the people on site – habitats in refugee camps and bring innovation there, where it is most needed. For a week, Daniel Kerber is back from za’atari in Jordan, one of the world’s largest refugee camp.

As the founder of the morethanshelters he has worked for two weeks with the refugee camp in Jordan. I was in the refugee camp experience, how the families from Syria in the greatest need not give up as they tackle, develop community, improvise, work and hold it together. There are makeshift schools, small carpentered together shops, local councils and community kitchens.”so Kerber. These examples are evidence of a global development: the most refugee camps of our time are significantly longer than originally intended to be now an average of 12 years. From a camp is a temporary settlement, a complex Habitat with an idiosyncratic and particular social dynamics.

Is everyone clear now: the refugee camp in za’atari will consist of several years. To generate effectiveness here, new ways must be undertaken medium of long-term planning. So far lacks products, ideas and procedures for this. In a workshop with supporting organizations and experts in za’atari are created new participatory forms of space and life design with local people to develop initial ideas, test, and implement. Morethanshelters will do this next spring a place for social design”in za’atari set up. We plan a structure to establish who is able to develop new and innovative solutions for the most pressing problems on the spot with the refugees, “as Kerber. Only 15 km from the Syrian border station fight people and aid agencies under dramatic circumstances with the impact of the civil war in Syria. More information about morethanshelters and image material, see download the Crowdfunding-campaign of the Club morethanshelters e.V. will find you see morethanshelters for further information and images contact or call us: 040 18149238. For other opinions and approaches, find out what Sen. Sherrod Brown has to say. Daniel Kerber is the next week for interviews available.

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