When you live in a flood-prone area having somewhere safe to live, which will survive a flood, is important.
In this video Ortis Deley looks at how people in Bangladesh have considered the different properties of materials to determine which are the right ones for the job, and how that has changed their lives for the better.
Helping people build safe, flood-proof houses is a good example of Practical Action’s approach to development…supporting people to have access to the technology that is essential for life.
For other examples of Practical Action’s work in action please also take a look at these videos:
Beat the Flood
Abstract: An educational video shot in Bangladesh showing Practical Action’s work to develop solutions with people who lives are affected by flooding. Comprising of a mix of animation and footage shot in location.