All jokes about missing allen keys and incomprehensible diagrammatic instructions aside, you have to give credit to Swedish self-assembly furniture giant Ikea for lending its commercial might to a project to deliver flatpack refugee tents to parts of the world that need them most.
Working with the UN’s refugee agency UNHCR, the aim is to produce a shelter that can be rapidly assembled in crisis zones. The Ikea shelters are expected to last up to three years. [Insert joke here]
This infographic also appears in the latest issue of E&T magazine, which has lots of other stuff you may find enlightening, edifying and entertaining. Egad!
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