Eco-Friendly Shelters Protect Sichuan as Rainy Season Arrives
Give2Asia recently partnered with YouChange, a local Chinese organization to build eco-friendly and weather-resistant temporary shelters for victims of the April 20 earthquake in Sichuan Province, China. The shelters are made out of local bamboo and corrugated steel roofing. A total of 830 shelters will protect disaster-affected communities in the hardest hit areas of Sichuan Province.
YouChange developed the lightweight and easy to construct shelters following a 5.5-magnitude earthquake in Yunan Province in 2011. The shelters in Yunan survived aftershocks and monsoons, and continue to protect many affected families today.
Read more about Give2Asia's Sichuan Earthquake Response here.