Share your shelter design openly

Contribute to the Open Shelter Database by sharing your shelter design as open data.
Other people will be able to find your shelter and use it for humanitarian sheltering.

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Why add your shelter

Share knowledge

The Open Shelter Database provides you with the opportunity to share the design of your shelter solution in an open platform where worldwide experiences are gathered and organised to support humanitarian sheltering actors in the design of more efficient and effective interventions.

Help building resilient communities

Adding your project will make critical technical information freely accessible worldwide. It will support agencies and even affected communities themselves in building back better, therefore enhancing the resilience of disaster-hit communities.

Step 1 of 7

Title of your project:

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Who is the implementing organization?

Step 3 of 7

What is the year of construction of the first shelters?
Where is the shelter located?

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What type of disaster is the shelter associated with?
What type of humanitarian response is it?

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Upload photos of the shelter

The first photo you upload will be the main picture displayed in all overviews. Please pick a high quality overview photo.

Drop files here to upload
You have to upload at least one image. Maximum size is 4 Mb, only of type jpg, png or gif. A cross (X) means the upload failed. A checkmark (V) means the upload succeeded.

Step 6 of 7

What is the unit cost of the shelter (USD)?
What is the number of inhabitants of the shelter?
What is the total surface area in square meters (m2)?
Accept the terms of service

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Thank you for entering your shelter in the shelter database. Your shelter will be visible in the database after a short review by the administrator. We kindly request you to add additional data about your shelter, such as technical documentation and drawings, and different attributes. You can start to add more details about your shelter by clicking the button below, or by clicking on your name on the top right and choose 'your shelters'.