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Rainfresh sponsors Queen University’s Solar Design Team

Sustainability isn't just something we should do - businesses and people around the world need to start planning for the future in innovative and eco-friendly ways. Queen's University's Solar Design team is doing exactly that. This team's latest goal is to build a net-zero home that is 100% sustainable and...

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Rainfresh gravity filters help thousands in Nepal

Since the earthquake hit Nepal on April 29th, 2015, over 4,600 people have died. Canada quickly responded to support survivors by sending Canadian-made Rainfresh water purification units to Kathmandu, Nepal just four days after the quake. Members of the Nepalese-Canadian community, GlobalMedic and MP Lois Brown met...

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Rainfresh filters help Cyclone Pam victims in Vanuatu

GlobalMedic staff distribute Rainfresh water purification units in Vanuatu. Picture from GlobalMedic's Twitter page. Vanuatu, a small island country between Fiji and Australia, was hit with a disastrous tropical cyclone on March 13th. The storm devastated the country. In fact, reports say that virtually every building...

Iraqi civilians line up to get fresh water from Rainfresh's water treatment system
Isolated Iraqi community avoids waterborne diseases with Rainfresh UV water treatment

[caption id="attachment_237" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Iraqi civilians line up to get fresh water from Rainfresh's water treatment system[/caption] This year, we recently sent an AR10 emergency response water treatment system to Khanaqeen, Iraq, through GlobalMedic. Confined to an isolated, remote area, this Iraqi community lacked access to safe...

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Emergency water filtration system hydrates thousands in Pakistan

In September 2014, northern India’s Kashmir region witnessed torrential rainfall, resulting in widespread floods that heavily affected over 2,600 villages and completely submerged 390 villages, killing many people and rendering hundreds of thousands homeless. Many flood survivors lost their homes, livestock, crops, clothing, businesses – everything....

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Rainfresh gravity filters keep thousands of Somalians healthy and hydrated

Facing severe incidences of drought and over twenty years of civil conflict, many people in Somalia have to travel very far to get water. The little water that they do have access to may be laden with disease-causing bacteria, parasitic [ninja-popup ID=12589]cysts[/ninja-popup] and viruses, such...

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Canadian filters help Typhoon Hagupit victims access safe water (PRESS RELEASE)

Rainfresh water purifiers help thousands avoid waterborne diseases RICHMOND HILL, Ont. - When disaster strikes, safe drinking water is the most essential, yet scarcest resource available. Disaster survivors rely heavily on water treatment systems to avoid waterborne diseases and dehydration. Envirogard, creators of the Rainfresh home...

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Water filters help rebuild Filipino communities one year after Typhoon Haiyan

Nearly one year has passed since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. Regarded as the strongest tropical storm ever recorded in terms of wind speed, Haiyan affected over 14 million Filipinos and killed over 6,000. But, thankfully, over the past year non-profit organizations and generous donations from...

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Rainfresh systems help fight Haitian cholera outbreak

Four and a half years have passed since Haiti was struck by an enormous earthquake, which killed over 230,000 people and displaced thousands of people. Unable to access safe drinking water, over half a million earthquake survivors have fallen ill with cholera: a bacterial infection...