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RedR's hands-on weekend in London

28 August 2013
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RedR teams up with volunteers from Engineers Without Borders UK, Laing O'Rourke and Atkins to hold a practical hands-on weekend.

IET members are invited to RedR's London event aiming to introduce technical professionals to the humanitarian world. Join the group to take part in a high-pressure disaster relief challenge, attempt to build a solar water heater with limited resources, learn from some of the foremost sector experts about emergency shelter in disaster relief, and find out how to get involved further.

The weekend will take place on a farm in the south-east of London, with food provided, as well as space to camp overnight. You'll need to bring your own camping gear and be ready to get stuck in - taking on tough challenges and meeting new people.

Saturday 21 September
12pm-1pm: arrive and introductions
Afternoon: lunch and two activities
Evening: dinner, drinks and camping

Sunday 22nd September
8:30am: breakfast
Morning: activities
Midday: lunch and 'what next' talk
1:30pm: end

Where is it?
Warnham Park, Warnham, Horsham, Surrey, UK. Easily accessible by road and rail.

How much does it cost?
£30 per person, covering all food and some equipment costs for the challenges. Any extra funds will be donated to RedR.

Who should attend?
Anyone with an interest in the technical side of disaster relief. Students and graduates are all welcome, as are those working for the private sector or an NGO. RedR Affiliates, trainees, champions and general supporters are all welcome, together with those new to RedR. Come with a group or on your own to meet plenty of like-minded and friendly people.

Need more info?
Call Katie at RedR on +44 (0)20 7840 6006.

Sign me up!
To book your place email margherita.billotto@redr.org.uk . RSVP by Friday 30 August.

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