New shelter design a game changer for humanitarian partnerships

A partnership between the U.N. refugee agency and social business Better Shelter has resulted in new shelters that may significantly improve refugees’ living conditions — marking a turning point in the way UNHCR and other humanitarian groups can partner with the private sector.

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  • Flavie Halais

    Flavie Halais is a freelance journalist based in Montreal, Canada, covering international issues and cities through a social lens. Her work has appeared in WIRED, the Guardian, Le Monde Afrique, Jeune Afrique, the Correspondent ,and Devex.