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Low Cost Shelters


Provision of low cost shelter to disaster hit families who cannot afford to rebuild their houses are addressed through this model.

The objectives of this model are to:
 Provide low cost shelter to homeless.
 Provide security, safety and physical protection of shelter to the needy.
 Address the need of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR).
 Provide standard/quality construction at affordable price.

 The general methodology of this model is same as those of previous models.
 The specific steps for each component of the model are concerned with technical aspects and can be referred to in the program brochures of each model.
 The components of this model include:

1. One room shelter/ low cost housing-model I
2. One room shelter / low cost housing-model II

Overall 55,556 shelters have been successfully constructed in preceding years and delivered to the communities. Currently, 19,744

shelters are under construction process in different districts of Sindh, Balochistan and Southern Punjab and will be completed in 2014. 10,500 families have also been provided roofing kits for their houses. Thus, overall 85,800 families were benefited by HANDS in providing shelter under this model.



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