OVER NEW ORLEANS Tech. Sgt. Keith Berry looks down into flooded streets searching for survivors. He is part of an Air Force Reserve team credited with saving more than 1,040 people in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. He is a pararescueman with the 304th Rescue Squadron from Portland, OR. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Bill Huntington) No perm required. Photo 050904-F-8110H-033.

Michael McDaniel: Cheap, Effective Shelter for Disaster Relief

Source: TED

Each year, disasters drive an average of 31.5 million people from their homes, and many remain homeless for months or years afterward. In this speech, Michael McDaniel outlines his efforts to design, build, and find support for a temporary shelter for disaster victims. Will he succeed? View the video and decide for yourself.