The simple yet efficient Paklaot can transform anything from doors to tables into a sturdy trolley, which can then transport possessions away from disaster zones.
The Thin Skyscraper is a concept for a sleek building that covers just 40 square feet, providing a safe and space-efficient housing alternative for victims of natural disasters in built-up areas.
Clean water can be hard to find in the days after a disaster. The Eliodomestico gathers the energy of the sun to distill drinking water from the sea.
In normal circumstances, the Orange Saver prototype looks like a piece of designer furniture, but in the event of flooding it can be quickly and easily transformed into a life raft.
Each inflatable segment around the edge of the raft is independent, so one or two can be damaged and the raft will stay afloat.
The Tsunami Survival Pod provides a little more space and strength -- it will withstand a crushing force of 13,000 pounds.
It also carries four adults, who are strapped into bucket seats with five-point safety harnesses.
The Noah escape pod was designed in response to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami of March 2011. Not for the claustrophobic, it is designed to accommodate four adults.
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