Life Guide Will Guide You to The Emergency Exit and Function As A Flotation Device

During a water disaster, like a capsizing boat, there is a very short window of time to escape. As water enters the boat, power is disrupted making it very difficult to find your way to the nearest emergency exit, often resulting in death. This product, called Life Guide, is a quarter-circle shaped device that can be attached to 3 others to form a full circle. It can be stored on the vessel wall as an alternate light source. In the event of an emergency, red LED lights willflash to warn passenge...
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Flash Communicator Translates Your Voice into Morse Code

Flash Communicator translates your voice into Morse code in real-time. It looks like pretty cool concept for victims in remote areas to be located and rescued more efficiently. The main goal of this project is to design communication device which can be used in the event of natural disasters, since most of the time when disaster happens, electrical supply is blocked and communication is virtually impossible which make it harder to locate any survivors. This device can also be used as a simple...
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Stingray Water Transportation Utilizes Empty Plastic Bottles to Increase Buoyancy

Stingray is a water transportation craft that adopts a pneumatic propulsion to propelled forward. Not only it boosts a futuristic and dynamic design, it is a multi-functional transportation for any water based activity. Designed by Imran Othman, Stingray is a recycling tool which can be used for recreational or in a time of disaster (flood, tsunami,etc), it provides buoyancy for the flood victims from being fully submerged in water where they might contract disease. Designer : Imran Othman ...
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FloodHopper : A Self Inflating Life Raft for Flash Flood Disaster Areas by James Barford

The Floodhopper has been designed for flash flood disasters areas. Its main features that make it different from other rescue boats, is that it can be inflated from inside the home or the occupied building. This life raft is capable of feeding through narrow stairways and doorways, enabling the victims to escape in safety without entering the cold flood waters. It can be inflated using a small compressed air canister, and automatically inflates like today's lifejackets. The user then uses the su...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Protection, Yacht and Boat
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Module Soteria Temporary House for Disaster Survivors

Module Soteria is designed to provide temporary home for people in a disaster zones in a very short period of time. All the equipment inside this module is pretty standard. It has dimensions of a 40ft shipping container where each module can be transported by different modular chassis. These chassis are: crawler chassis for extreme off-road, hover chassis, or by trailer platform. Modular design provides quick and easy installation of a station with different purposes. Stations can be used as man...
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SAVE:US Emergency Downlight System for Faster High-Rise Building Evacuations When Natural Disaster Strikes

When natural disaster strikes, the first critical important service to be lost would be electric power. This means people will be dealing with rapid evacuation in complete darkness and when they are in high rise building, it can be pretty difficult to move fast without any light. SAVE:US emergency downlight system is a smart design to help faster rescue activities. Rapid evacuation and rescue people is the top priority when natural disaster happens. So, can you imagine how difficult to do the...
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D.R. Toilet System : Disaster Relief Flat Pack Toilet System by Rahim Bhimani

In a situation when natural disaster strikes, even to access a toilet to do your business could be a possible thing to do. This is why, portable toilets are in high demand in this situation. D.R. Toilet System has been designed to solve this problem by providing flat pack toilet system to aid individuals following a natural disaster. Without this kind of toilet system, people usually are left with only 4 options, first is to use chemical toilets which are filthy, the second would be emergency ba...
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Accordion Tent : Emergency Shelter For Natural Disaster Victims

Based on its name, we believe you’re probably can guess how Accordion Tent is used. The design was inspired by the musical instrument which takes up so little space when fully compressed, but it becomes large when you expand it. Therefore, this compact and smart Accordion Tent design is very efficient to be transported for fast accommodation after natural disasters. As you know, after natural disaster there are many people become homeless, it’s very crucial to provide sturdy temporary shelte...
Posted in » Architecture, Designs and Concepts, Outdoor

Healing Bench : Practical and Highly Functional Disaster Relief Equipment by Adrian Candela

Healing Bench is a ingenious disaster relief equipment design that converts from a backpack to an operating bench in second. This unit can hold a blanket and a medical kit in a way that allows medical workers to work in harsh conditions easily. With traditional medical kit, these workers have to deal with troubles in carrying their tools, work hands-free, and the lack of clean area to treat the disaster victims. These men and women risk their lives to try to save countless people, therefore prac...
Posted in » Designs and Concepts, Life Science and Medical


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