Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration after collapsing at Habitat for Humanity build

The former US president and his spouse, Rosalynn, are in the middle of a week-long project building houses in various Canadian cities

Former president Jimmy Carter was upon Thursday being treated for lacks in Canada, where he is assisting to build houses with the charity An environment for Humanity.

Habitat for Humanity mentioned in a statement that the 92-year-old grew to become dehydrated working in the hot sun in a build site in Winnipeg. Billings told Habitat officials he has been OK, and encouraged volunteers to maintain building.

A spokeswoman for Billings said he was taken to the St Boniface General Hospital being a precaution. Deanna Congileo also stated Carters wife, Rosalynn Carter, had been with him.

News outlets statement that firefighters and paramedics reached the build site.

The Carters are in the middle of a week-long task, building houses in various Canadian metropolitan areas. This weeks build is the 34th time the Carters have volunteered to build houses for the Atlanta-based charitable organisation.