We provide shelter worldwide

Pakistan

Customer AKDN and Better Shelter

2020 | Jun | AKDN | Covid-19

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Syria

Customer Maram Foundation, The Polish Center for International Aid (PCPM)

2020 | Apr | Maram Foundation | Covid-19

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Pakistan

Customer UNHCR

2020 | Apr | UNHCR | Covid-19

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Niger

Customer UNHCR

2020 | Apr | UNHCR | Covid-19

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Sweden

Customer Swedish Red Cross

2020 | Apr | Swedish Red Cross | Covid-19

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Jordan

Customer UNHCR

2020 | April | UNHCR | Covid-19

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Colombia

Customer UNHCR

2020 | Apr | UNHCR | Covid-19

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Brazil

Customer UNHCR

2020 | April | UNHCR | Covid-19

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Mexico

Customer Global Response Management

2019 | Sep | GRM | Conflict

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Niger

Customer UNHCR

2018 | UNHCR | Conflict

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Indonesia

Customer IKEA Indonesia, Wahana Visi Indonesia (WVI), Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT)

2019 | Aug | IKEA | Disaster

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Senegal

Customer Access to Water Foundation (A2W)

2017 | Jun | A2W | Development

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Chad

Customer UNHCR

2019 | UNHCR | Conflict

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Afghanistan

2019 | Jul | UNICEF | Conflict

Afghanistan entered its 40th year of protracted displacement in 2019. Insecurity, conflict and drought in several parts of the country have forced many people to leave their...

Angola

2018 | Nov | UNHCR | Conflict

In March 2017, the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) suffered an outbreak of violence,  which forced many people to flee...

Bangladesh

2017 | Jul | UNDP | Development

“Yes Project” is a project initiated by CodersTrust in partnership with UNDP in which they train slum  residents of low income in computer knowledge so...

Bangladesh

2018 | Jun | HAEFA | Conflict

A series of violent crackdowns on the Muslim minority group Rohingya in the Rakhine state in Myanmar in 2017 led hundreds of thousands to flee...

Bangladesh

2018 | Nov | UNHCR | Conflict

Almost 700,000 Rohingya refugees fled to Bangladesh in 2017, which now hosts over 900,000 Rohingya refugees, and the settlements in the Cox’s Bazar area are...

Botswana

2016 | Mar | BIH | Development

Together with Botswana Innovation Hub, Better Shelter has initiated a pilot programme in Botswana. A number of shelters will be evaluated as accommodation for citizens...

Brazil

2018 | Jun | UNHCR | Conflict

More than 4 million people have left the crisis in Venezuela since 2014, with most fleeing to neighbouring countries, including Colombia, Chile, Peru and Brazil....

Brazil

2020 | April | UNHCR | Covid-19

UNHCR has donated 200 Better Shelter units as well as mattresses and hygiene kits to a new health facility, called Protection and Care Area (APC), in...

Burkina Faso

2019 | UNHCR | Conflict

Sahel is a vast region spanning from west to east Africa over parts of Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Algeria, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Sudan and Eritrea. In...

Burundi

2018 | April | UNHCR | Conflict

Together with UNHCR, Better Shelter  implemented 480 units in the recently opened Nyankanda refugee settlement in Burundi.  The shelters will be used by refugees from...

Cameroon

2018 | UNHCR | Conflict

By the end of 2018, there were over 1 million people of concern in Cameroon, out of which 668,494 were IDPs and 380,329 were refugees...

Central African Republic

2018 | Dec | UNHCR | Conflict

UNHCR implemented 336 Better Shelter units in the Central African Republic (CAR) in the end of 2018. The shelters are being used  as medical and registration...

Chad

2019 | UNHCR | Conflict

Chad is host to over 450,000 refugees, most of them arriving from neighbouring countries such as the Central African Republic (CAR) and Nigeria. The Lake region...

Colombia

2020 | Apr | UNHCR | Covid-19

Erasmo Meoz University Hospital in Cúcuta, Colombia: thirty units were installed to help the hospital cope with patients from both the Venezuelan and Colombian population....

Colombia

2019 | Mar | UNHCR | Conflict

After four years of negociations, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) signed a peace agreement in November 2016. Despite this...

Democratic Republic of the Congo

2018 | UNHCR | Conflict

By the end of 2018, over 4.5 million people were displaced within the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the country was host to...

Djibouti

2015 | Oct | UNHCR | Conflict

300 Better Shelter units were assembled in Obock in Djibouti in 2015, in a camp that hosted only refugees originating from Yemen. By the end...

Ecuador

2019 | Feb | UNHCR | Conflict

Since 2014, over 4 million Venezuleans have left their country and fled to bordering countries. They are fleeing violence, economic insecurity and lack of basic...

Ethiopia

2013 | Jun | UNHCR | Conflict

In 2013, the first Better Shelter prototypes were completed and tests in real conditions began. First up was Dollo Ado, a camp for Somalian refugees in...

FYR of Macedonia

2015 | Aug | UNHCR | Conflict

UNHCR and the Red Cross erected 96 Better Shelters in the FYR of Macedonia. The shelters form transit areas in Gevgelija in the south, near...

Greece

2015 | Sep | UNHCR | Conflict

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7molPc5q0A   “This shelter feels more like a house than the tent we lived in the first night. It is much bigger. But I hope...

Indonesia

2019 | Aug | IKEA | Disaster

In July, August and September 2018, a series of earthquakes and several aftershocks outside the Indonesian island Lombok caused severe damage: some 80% of buildings...

Iraq

2016 | Feb | Ahalna Campaign | Conflict

The Iraqi philanthropic association, Ahalna Campaign (حملةأهلنا), has placed an order of more than 250 Better Shelter units for its operations in the Baghdad area....

Iraq

2015 | UNHCR | Conflict

We have delivered shelters to Iraqi Kurdistan and to camps in the Baghdad area. These shelters house internally displaced persons from Iraq and refugees from Syria,...

Iraq

2018 | Sep | TdH | Conflict

The humanitarian crisis in Iraq remains one of the largest in the world. The violence perpetrated by the Islamic State (IS) group has forced hundreds...

Iraq

2018 | Nov | UNHCR | Conflict

Decades of armed conflict in Iraq have exposed its people to horrific acts of violence, and forced millions to flee. Hundreds of thousands of children,...

Italy

2017 | Aug | Italian Red Cross | Conflict

The Italian Red Cross installed 230 Better Shelter units in refugee transit centres in five cities across the country: Rome, Settimo Torinese, Lecce and Bresso....

Jordan

2020 | April | UNHCR | Covid-19

Azraq camp in northern Jordan is home to some 40,000 Syrian refugees. In line with government measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, restrictions have...

Jordan

2019 | Mar | UNHCR | Conflict

As of June 2019, Jordan was host to 753,376 refugees, out of which 16% are living in three  refugee camps: Azraq, Zaatari and The Emirati Jordanian....

Kazakhstan

2019 | Mar | UNHCR | Conflict

in 2018, 94 532 people were of concern to UNHCR in Kazakhstan, most of them are stateless. The country is host to a small number...

Kyrgysztan

2019 | Mar | UNHCR | Conflict

In 2018, Kyrgystan hosted 991 refugees most of whom were from Afghanistan and had fled instability in their home country. The shelter are used as ...

Mexico

2019 | Sep | GRM | Conflict

In Matamoros in Mexico, on the banks of the Rio Grande river, lies a refugee camp with around 2500 asylum seekers from different parts of...

Montenegro

2018 | May | UNHCR | Conflict

UNHCR Montenegro donated four Better Shelter units to the Ministry of the Interior of Montenegro. The shelters were set up at a reception center in...

Mozambique

2018 | UNHCR | Conflict

Better Shelter and  UNHCR Mozambique implemented 48 units in Maratane refugee settlement in Nampula, in the north. The shelters currently serve 3 different purposes: to...

Nepal

2015 | Jun | MSF | Disaster

On 25 April, several districts of Nepal were struck by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, followed by numerous after shocks, killing over 8000 people and destroying...

Niger

2016 | UNHCR | Conflict

In the Diffa region, UNHCR has been providing emergency shelter assistance to vulnerable refugees and displaced persons since 2013 when the first refugees crossed the border...

Niger

2020 | Apr | UNHCR | Covid-19

The city of Niamey increased its capacity to care for patients at the national stadium. UNHCR supported  the authorities by setting up isolation centres on...

Niger

2018 | UNHCR | Conflict

Niger is home to over 240,000 refugees and more than 186,000 persons are displaced within the country’s borders. Two regions in Niger are particularly affected...

Pakistan

2020 | Apr | UNHCR | Covid-19

UNHCR supports the Government of Pakistan’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic with Better Shelter units and sanitary relief items. These will be provided to health...

Pakistan

2020 | Jun | AKDN | Covid-19

As the northern regions of Pakistan face the Covid-19 pandemic, the need for setting up medical centres in mountainous and remote areas rapidly increased. Due...

Peru

2018| Jul | Clinica Internacional | Disaster

Eight shelters were installed in the area of Cura Mori across six camps, which together host approximately 8,000 people. The shelters served as dining halls for 200 children. “At...

Rwanda

2018 | Nov | UNHCR | Conflict

In 2018, Rwanda hosted over 140,000 refugees out of which almost half of them were arriving from DRC and the other half from Burundi. By...

Senegal

2019 | Jul | UNOPS | Climate change

As part of the Saint-Louis Emergency Recovery and Resilience Project (SERRP) financed by the World Bank, the UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in cooperation with the national agency...

Senegal

2017 | Jun | A2W | Development

The Access to Water foundation (A2W) was founded with a grant from the company Swiss Fresh Water in 2012, with an aim to provide safe drinking water in...

Serbia

2015 | Nov | UNHCR | Conflict

UNHCR provided 200 Better Shelter units for refugees in Serbia, most of them had arrived from Syria and were in transit during their journey to...

South Sudan

2016 | Feb | MSF | Conflict

In February 2016, MSF implemented 18 Better Shelter units to their humanitarian operations in Wau Shilluk, Upper Nile State, South Sudan. While it had recently...

Sweden

2020 | Apr | Swedish Red Cross | Covid-19

Three units have been installed outside hospitals across Sweden by members of the Swedish Red Cross and Better Shelter together with volunteers. The shelters, donated...

Syria

2020 | Apr | Maram Foundation | Covid-19

Six quarantine centers for Covid-19 patients are being built across Syria. The country, torn by an almost decade-long war, has reported confirmed cases of the...

Tajikistan

2019 | Jan | UNHCR | Conflict

In 2018, Tajikistan was host to 3,500 people of concern, nearly all of them arriving from Afghanistan. Where we work

Tanzania

2018 | Jun | UNHCR | Conflict

Tanzania is currently host to 325,291 refugees. Over 250,000 of them are from Burundi and are faced with a humanitarian crisis marked by economic decline, extreme...

Uganda

2018 | May | ADRA | Conflict

The Kyaka II Refugee Settlement, a refugee camp in Kyegegwa District in western Uganda, was established in 2005 to receive the remaining population of the Kyaka I...

Uganda

2018 | Oct | UNHCR | Conflict

PCPM Foundation set out to improve the medical facilities and the services provided, by donating 100 Better Shelter units to UNHCR and implementing them on...

Yemen

2019 | Mar | UNHCR | Conflict

Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Middle East, currently experiences the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. Violence, lack of food, lack of basic...

Zambia

2018 | Nov | UNHCR | Conflict

By February 2019, Zambia hosted over 78,000 refugees, most of them arriving from DRC after fleeing persistent violence and armed conflicts in their home country....