IFRC Shelter Kit

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

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Product description Brand name and product description

IFRC Shelter Kit:
A collection of tools and fixings combined with two plastic tarpaulins. Items such as a handsaw, rope, nails, shovel, hoe, etc. are included. Any item deemed to be of major assistance in the event of a disaster is included with the kit. The kit does NOT include a structure. It includes the tools necessary to build one.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

So far, IFRC Shelter Kits have been distributed in countries including Myanmar, Haiti, Nepal, and Cuba by IFRC. Shelter Box focuses on global distribution, without any specified geographic limits.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

IFRC, Shelter Box

Available at The Level Market. Get a quote for volume orders.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

$32.15 USD (CHF30.00)

$60 USD

IFRC aims to have the kit cost one-quarter the price of a standard one-family tent.

Shelter Box offers 1 full Shelter Box for free to disaster victims for every $1,000 USD donation (includes shelter tool kit and other added accessories).

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Habitat for Humanity’s emergency shelter kit

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Aims to provide adequate shelter following a disaster to individuals and families.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Individuals and families displaced from the destruction of their home as a result of a natural disaster.

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