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Apr 4, 20

DIY Emergency Handwashing Station Instructions Zine

New zine from Indigenous Action Media which discusses how to build a DIY handwashing station.

We offer this ‘zine in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Spring of 2020. Our unsheltered relatives cannot simply “stay home if they are sick” and “constantly wash their hands” as instructed by callous politicians who, predictably, had no plans to ensure the well being of our relatives.

We’ve assembled this DIY emergency hand washing station (based on several other models) as a way to support our relatives on the streets. Please replicate and improve these plans and ask unsheltered folx where they would be most useful to them. Let’s take care of each other. Capitalism is pandemic. Colonialism is a plague.

If you purchase all the materials they cost about $25-30 each to make (not including some extras like duct tape etc).
These can be made in about 20-45 minutes each (much less time if you are working on multiple at once.)
Most supplies listed can be donated, scavenged, or liberated.

We will update this page with more info and mods/tips, please leave your ideas/mods/etc in comments below! SEND US YOUR BUILD PICS & WE’ll POST THEM BELOW!

PRINTABLE ZINE PDF (1.1MB): DIY Emergency Handwashing Station zine-PRINT

READABLE PDF (12MB): DIY Emergency Handwashing Station zine-READ

Go information, photos, and discussion on how to build, go here.

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