Definitions for "makeshift"
That with which one makes shift; a temporary expedient, with implication of inferiority to the more usual object or means.
Keywords:  survivors, hammer, rigged, jury, gear
done or made using whatever is available; "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer"
something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency