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1 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings Earthquake in Haiti, January 12th 2010 Population of Port-au-Prince about 3,000,000 people, living in extreme poverty prior to quake. Per Capita Income was $400 per year, before Earthquake. 1,000,000 to 2,000,000 are now homeless.

2 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings U.S. and Worldwide Governments, Aid and Charitable Organizations have, or will generate more then a Billion dollars in donations. Aid Goal now is to repair infrastructure and create safe shelter for the survivors.

3 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings History Here in the United States in 2005 after hurricane Katrina and Rita devastated New Orleans and the Gulf coasts, the U.S. Govt. spent $2.5 Billion on 150,000 FEMA trailers and motor homes those left homeless. These trailers were built by the Private Sector, and sustained jobs for those factories. The average cost per FEMA dwelling to the taxpayers was $16, FEMA Trailers For Sale

4 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings Katrina/Rita/FEMA Many of those dwellings were then deemed un-inhabitable, due to formaldehyde fumes generated by the insulation. They are sitting new, in lots today, useful as Scrap ONLY and cannot be lived in. Trailers are temporary housing at best, especially in region that is prone to hurricanes, and even if new ones were made safe, they are not practical to ship to Haiti. Warning! Not Safe to inhabit!

5 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings Emergency & Disaster Housing All of the Emergency and Disaster relief housing available right now is Trailer or Tent type solutions $1, $10-20K, Expensive to ship YURTS

6 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings Emergency & Disaster Housing With Tents and Trailers, Horrible risk of a Double Whammy: Hurricane this year… We believe Aid is better spent on low cost, Permanent Dwellings, that can endure future quakes… and imminent hurricanes. Hurricane season June- Nov

7 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings Pre-Fabricated, Engineered Heavy Ga. Steel Replacement Dwelling Basic Permanent Dwelling for those who are homeless today Not a temporary trailer or tent SAFE-T-HOUSE

8 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings Designed to withstand Hurricanes and Earthquakes SAFE-T House Shelter #1 is 100 square feet, 10ft by 10 ft Ships Compact, all parts nest together in small shipping crate Fast Easy Assembly by local labor with hand tools, to put locals to work now. Certified by Structural Engineer

9 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings Environmental Risks! Haiti has built with Cement to fight off effects of frequent Hurricanes, forgetting about it’s past history of Earthquakes. 90 % of the Cement houses collapsed. Port-a-Prince sits between two major tectonic plates, and has been prone to earthquakes historically. Safe-T-House will be Anchored to ground, with special Fast Foundation.

10 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings The majority of Haitian dwellings before the quake, had dirt floors Wood floor Wood floor, above ground

11 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings Basic Shelter Basic Essentials: Roof Floor Solid 16 ga. Steel walls Locking door and windows Dry and Safe

12 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings Now: First Safe-T-House will be complete in 2 weeks, to show to press and interested parties. Cost to Aid Agencies: $8,900 each (Est.) 700 to 1000 per month, Initial production, more if needed When, How much, How Many?

13 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings Skilled Precision Engineering and Manufacturing Invested in its future last year, adding automated sheet metal tools, ideal for making this kind of product. Could add two more shifts to support need for this product, employing local people from Harbor, Wilmington and Compton area. ADF

14 Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings We need your help getting this solution in front of the eyes of the press, and the decision makers… …to help Haitians, …to Create local jobs in private sector, …to prevent another terrible waste of taxpayer and charitable dollars ! Safe-T-House Shelter Against Future Environmental Tragedy Disaster and Emergency Permanent Replacement Dwellings ADF Inc. Precision Sheet Metal Manufacturing 1550 Mahalo Place, Compton, CA Phone (866) FAX (310)


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