Brainstorming: We did that. Some overview of the collaborative brainstorming process.
Mention the fact that we made 11 categories. Also which ones were the top priority.
Category 1: Disasters wreak physical devastation, but they have a severe mental impact as well. Typically, in disaster relief, survivors rely on the comfort of others to heal emotionally, but studies show that this is not enough to fully prevent long-term mental health concerns. We want to create an environment that is emotionally rehabilitative, using proven stress relief techniques and objects.

-Stray animals/puppies
-Supportive letters from strangers
-Natural sound
-Light pillow at night to keep them from nightmare
-Puzzles and games
-Visits by costumed characters
-Communication to family or friends who are separate
Category 2: After every disaster and resulting medical triage, survivors need somewhere to recuperate, when their life is no longer in immediate danger. We identified several ways that could contribute to the system to facilitate after care and physical rehabilitation.
-Themed supporting equipment: Wooden horse wheelchair
-Dedicated medical care
-Rehabilitative jungle gym/physical play area
-Protection for kids who may be walking around an area with dangerous rubble
-Reminding devices to help children take pills on time like bracelet or specialized building toys
Category 3: Part of disaster recovery is keeping your patients calm. Children find it difficult to understand what/why things are happening post disaster, and are difficult to treat in this type of environment. A high priority focus of our project is to create a treatment environment that makes it easier to treat children by not scaring them more than they already are.
-Comfort objects, like toys, soft blankets, etc
-Not hospital smell.
-Themed equipment, like the GE Adventure Series
-Clean, but not sterile workspaces
-Injection protection
-Distraction decorations on surgery beds
-Jump doodles that can shows heartbeats
-Designed Blood bags so that children do not need to see the red fluid blood
Category 4: Comfort is hard to come by post disaster. But it may not have to be. To help create a calming and facilitative recovery environment, we are exploring the possibility of creating some small comfort to individuals whose lives have been devastated.
-Protection and heating caps
-Superman icon on bandage
-White noise
-Ambient music
-Inflatable heating comfort pillow
-Delicious food smells
-Hot drinks
-Obscuring the line of sight to the disaster or disaster relief
-warm clothes
-alternate lighting (NOT fluorescent lighting)
Category 5: For any disaster relief kit to be widely adopted, users have to be able to afford it. Since we are trying to create a project that's geographically and categorically non-specific, we are identifying ways to create low-cost options for the other categories.
-Cardboard house
-Found materials or debris
-Toys made by the stones / branches
Category 6: While our target users for this kit are children, we know that the term "child" covers ages 0 through 18, and a wide range of corresponding physiologies. We are investigating ways to cater to the different sizes of patients, from baby to adult.
-Adjustable chair thus adults can speak to children at the same height.
-multiple different sizes of beds/chairs
-Adjustable length beds
-Oversized cot, that technically fits smaller people but isn't designed for them
Category 7: Healing and recovery (provided no contagion concerns) are easier when you are surrounded by those that you love. By offering a pleasant space for families and friends to heal together, we can enhance the emotional and mental benefit offered by our kit.
-Individual family tents, to accommodate one unit
-A low trampoline cot object that accommodates more than one user and provides a comfortable area
-That but with hammocks
Category 8: How does the kit get to the disaster site? Transportation is incredibly relevant to the success of the product. This category considers methods of transport, methods of packing, and methods of on-site assembly.
-Foldable tent looks like a book
-Furnished shipping container
-Caterer's tent - without side covers
-Separate pod-like rooms to build a complete home
-Truck-pulled trailer
Category 9 : User Friendly for Care Providers. The medical care process involves not only children but also the care providers. Care providers are always overloaded in the disaster. Considering the work intensity, it is important to help them keep concentrated, at least not to add their anxious when they are working. Keeping them physically and mentally healthy is important. Well-designed devices can help them improve working efficiency.
-Belt which can be used to identify children's name, contains a pill box and life ring.
-Adjustable desks that can keep dangerous medicine from children.
-Wearables with supplies (specifically cargo pants with supplies)
-a break room for volunteers
-a carry kit for nurses
-a set of centrally located supplies
Category 10: Sustainable. Large quantity of the products are needed in each disaster. We are trying to produce as less waste as we can and try to make the product eco-friendly and recyclable.
-recycle the solution, breaking down into useful parts for the community
-reuse the solution, pack it up and send it to another community
Category 11: A major criticism of disaster intervention efforts is that after the immediate need, support for the affected area completely withdraws, leaving locals with no way to continue the healing process - or not enough training to maintain the system. Our kit must provide a way to allow continuous functionality of the space (and reinforcement of supplies) for after the support withdraws.
-wipe/clean surfaces traditionally, with cleaning spray and elbow grease
-dunk equipment to sterilize it
-throw tools away
-wash textiles
-restock supplies with a resupply kit
-conserve/ration supplies with a storage unit
Shipping container hospital that is not scary- clean but not sterile, with non traditional lighting
Individual family shelters, with a centralized medical tent and roving nurses.
For the record, the following ideas are based off of a 40 foot shipping container.
10 foldable beds can turn into storage at day time to store personal beddings.
A foldable chair is provided in the first aid care center. The chair can be an office desk as well as a stretcher if there's an emergency. 
Swings and castles are built outside the container.
Indoor playground includes ballet bars to help rehabilitation.
10 foldable beds. Those beds can used as table as well.
Foldable cupboard.
A ladder was attached to the cupboard so that children can climb the top side of container very quickly.
A playground on the top, including balance beam, nets and slides.
Elder children can assemble chairs at indoor playground, and also can watch movies projected on the wall if electricity permit.
Initial Idea : a non-electronic washing machine which can be operated by c
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