Emergency Relief Shelters

Portable Command Centers

Emergency Relief Fabric Shelters

Disasters can occur anywhere at any time, and being prepared for emergencies often requires a base of operations or temporary shelter solutions. When local buildings are not safe or are otherwise occupied, an emergency relief fabric shelter is an excellent option. These shelters can be erected quickly, relocated and stored when not needed. They also have a low cost but are highly durable and provide adequate protection from the elements.

Rapid Response Teams Utilize Fabric Structures

Big Top emergency relief fabric shelters are used by agencies throughout the United States and globally as temporary or semi-permanent structures. They are equally beneficial for use by rapid response teams and victims of natural and manmade disasters. Emergency personnel can use these tented, fabric structures as a base of operations, a staging area or as a sleeping quarters. Large shelters are available for major disasters, and several smaller models can be attached and built into emergency complexes. In addition, these structures can be used for emergency vehicle storage and maintenance, emergency aircraft hangars or equipment storage.

Big Top emergency fabric shelters can also be used for disaster victims. They can accommodate full electrical and HVAC systems for decontamination or emergency medical facilities. They are also perfect for emergency kitchens and food distribution centers or as temporary living quarters for victims who have been displaced.

Versatile and Adaptable Fabric Building Solutions

Emergency relief shelters from Big Top Manufacturing are not only thoughtfully priced but are extremely versatile in adverse situations. These shelters can be erected by general laborers very quickly, and once they are up, they can stand with minimal maintenance requirements for 10 to 20 years. In addition, these structures can be built on virtually any type of foundation, including loose dirt, slopes and uneven surfaces.

The fabric shelters from Big Top are tested to withstand rain, snow, extreme temperatures and winds of up to 120 mph. The fabric covers help to stabilize the temperature with their reflective and translucent qualities. In warm weather, sunlight is reflected to keep the building cool, but sunlight also filters through the fabric to provide adequate lighting during the day. In addition, this fabric provides protection from ultraviolet radiation and is flame resistant.