Palmdale, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2011
The world has again reminded of the awesome destructive power of the natural world. Earthquakes have triggered tsunamis which have in an instant laid waste to entire communities. The whole world was shocked and saddened by the pictures all over the TV news. One of the most curious sights in the footage has been that of colorful party tents being used at the disaster sights.
Thousands upon thousands of people have suddenly been made homeless. Finding temporary accommodation for these people has proven difficult. The public buildings that would have been marshaled into use have also been destroyed and badly damaged. Co-ordinating rescue operations, ensuring there is good access to medical facilities, food, water and supplies are all hampered by the lack of buildings.
Poor weather has impeded these operations and it has been vital for those involved to find dry spaces for people, materials and rescue workers. With so little left standing or left completely undamaged, there has been a desperate need for a quick, easy to use and adaptable way for
The party tents designed for happy occasions are not normally associated with times of crisis. A leading U.S. party tent supplier was called to supply party tents for the disaster. The colorful and fun party tent canopies are usually used to provide shelter at outdoor parties, weddings, and public occasions. They have however recently been springing up in disaster zones where they fulfill a vital function.
A spokes person for Ace Canopy stated, "The party tents were the idea of the Japanese emergency agencies. We have them in large supply and they are heavy duty so we were confident they could do the job."
Canopy tents without sides can provide valuable shelter for people organising operations. Medical centers have successfully set up in larger canopies with sides. Food and aid supplies have been handed out from then. The world's media have more often than not been briefed from under a canvas canopy. Without them the rescue and clear up operation would not have been as effective.
The adaptability of party tents has made them ideal for this role in disaster zones. Many have bought and sent to the scene through charity fund raising events making them an easy way for concerned people to show their support and concern.
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