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Temporary shelter

Emergency gifts: save lives

Sometimes, the most straightforward solutions are the most effective. 

Just a simple tarpaulin sheet could keep a family safe and sheltered in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster, while they work to rebuild their lives.

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After two devastating earthquakes struck Nepal in 2015 many families’ homes were destroyed, and they were too afraid to live indoors. ActionAid supplied tarpaulins for families to create temporary shelter and stay safe

A simple gift which could make a huge difference to families who have lost everything

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