Shelters for Syrian refugees now come in an Ikea box

Yes, you read that right

By Janet Upadhye
December 2, 2015 11:00PM (UTC)
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Ikea partnered with Better Shelter to design refugee shelters that come pre-assembled in two boxes.

The structure costs $1000, takes four to eight hours to assemble and features solar panels, doors that lock and panels that can withstand rain, wind and sun.

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The United Nations has already purchased 1,000 shelters for Syrian refugees across the Middle East and Europe.

To find out more watch our video.


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