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1 Thin High Strength/Light Weight, Durable Steel Shelters for Emergency Relief Carl Perry BlueScope Steel International Ltd London

2 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May What is our objective To work in partnership with Aid Organisations/NGOs to develop products that - enhance peoples sense of dignity, identity and belonging. - to improve safety, quality of life and comfort over the long term - provide sustainable long term solutions that are adaptable to local norms - that are available in large numbers, on site, 6-8 weeks from the need BY Creating a core house solution that can transition into a permanent home for displaced people - can be erected by local labour with minimal tools, power and skills - that are cost effective and acceptable to local populations

3 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May What is Steel Structures value proposition Its strong, light, tough, strong & durable It will not rot, burn, distort or be attacked by insects/bacteria/mould It can be formed, worked, shaped & joined into almost any structure It is resistant to most environments with appropriate treatments It allows buildings to be redeveloped & altered at low cost to meet changing needs It can be readily recycled & reused at the end of its life. It is readily transported either as a component, panel or module. It lends itself to a variety of construction techniques. It offers the most cost effective solution many building applications

4 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May Two flexible core designs that can be adapted to many environments/products Case Study – Core Shelters/frames that transition into permanent homes Built in Mezzanine floor for flood protection Free Standing with no walls for easy replacement Source – BlueScope Steel International Ltd

5 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May Case Study – Delivery mechanism Source – BlueScope Steel International Ltd

6 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May Screw Pier Foundation Case Study - Foundations Simple Steel screw in foundations for the frame to be bolted onto Source – BlueScope Steel International Ltd

7 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May Case Study – Assembly 1.Light weight steel components 2.All components pre punched 3.Simple bolts used 4.No power required 5.Only a spanner & level needed 6.Buildings can be disassembled, moved & reassembled as required Source – BlueScope Steel International Ltd

8 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May Case Study – A sustainable solution

9 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May houses being supplied within 4 weeks of flooding disaster in Thailand Low cost hospital supplied to north eastern Thailand within weeks of flooding. Source – BlueScope Steel International Ltd Emergency Relief projects – Examples

10 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May Emergency Relief projects – Buddhist Village – TzuChi-Desa Panteriek

11 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May Water tank 400Kg, 19,000l, USD$ men, 2 hours Core Shelter 800Kg, 12m2 * 2 stories USD2800, 6 men, 4 hrs for the second shelter Emergency Relief projects - Haiti Relief – Water Tanks & shelters

12 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May CONCLUSION Please consider steel structures for your stage II & Stage III shelter solutions. It offers unique material advantages in strength & weight. It offers sustainable solutions to community challenges It can be designed for a wide range of conditions Earthquakes, Typhoons. Hurricanes, floods etc etc It improves peoples lives providing pre engineered structures, whilst allowing for cultural adaption to local norms. It can be adapted/extended by families for future needs. Can be erected with minimal tools and access to electricity Helps people regain their sense of dignity, identity and belonging.

13 Shelter centre Presentation 26 th May Acting Locally Thinking Globally THANK YOU


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