Philip Barritt

Philip Barritt


Philip was formerly Emergency Shelter and Reconstruction Advisor with CARE International UK, providing deployable shelter capacity to CARE for both disaster response and preparedness. Philip advised on the management, technical and quality aspects of shelter and reconstruction projects.

Philip is a chartered civil engineer with experience designing and managing construction projects in both the private sector and during emergency responses. He has a particular interest in the positive impact of the provision of shelter on vulnerable people including livelihood regeneration, improved health and increased resilience to future disasters.

Blog posts

The journey from Bhubaneswar, Orissa's state capital to Kendrapada district is long. As we drive modern India shouts from bill boards and hand painted adverts. The roads get ever smaller. Billboards and tarmac are left behind and soon we are