Thursday 18 December 2008SRTs assess the situation in Somalia
Plans are underway for a two person team consisting of Jane Nash & Andy Green from Cornwall to travel to Hargeisa, Somalia on the 31st December.
Thursday 18 December 2008ShelterBoxes successfully delivered in Cuba
With the current two person ShelterBox Response Team due home tomorrow reports from the field confirm the successful delivery of 40 boxes in Puerto Padre, 24 boxes in Manendez, 24 boxes in Manati with 12 boxes to go today in Amancio.
Wednesday 17 December 2008Many left homeless in Papua New Guinea
An annual tidal surge combined with swells from the north and onshore winds has recently affected many low lying islands to the east of PNG including the PNG mainland areas of Sepik Province & the town of Wewak.
Wednesday 17 December 2008Second team of SRTs arrive in Cuba
The second two person ShelterBox Response Team consisting of John Diksa (France) and Lucy Batchelor (UK) were deployed to Cuba following the recent Hurricane strike to the Island.
Tuesday 16 December 2008ShelterBox make an assement in Brazil
ShelterBox Response Team members Shaun Halbert and Peter Leach of Truro, Cornwall have just returned from Santa Catarina, Brazil following an assessment of a natural disaster area.
Monday 15 December 2008ShelterBox Response Team volunteers help Scouts deliver aid in the Democratic Republic of Congo
ShelterBox Response Team members Graham Higgins from dbo, Cornwall, Peter Pearce (AUS), Jens Pagotto (Bath), Pat Prendergast (Swindon) & Tom Lay (Somerset) returned from the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo).
Thursday 06 November 2008ShelterBox reaches milestone by delivering aid in 50th country
ShelterBox is providing aid for people displaced by conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Thursday 06 November 2008Earthquake victims in desperate need of shelter
ShelterBox is appealing for donations to help people left homeless by the earthquake in the Ziarat valley in Pakistan.
Wednesday 05 November 2008Families in Pakistan desperately need shelter as temperature plummets
ShelterBox Response Team members from Cornwall, UK arrived yesterday into the Ziarat district of Pakistan. Simon Zeal, David Ray and team leader Mark Pearson are awaiting the ShelterBoxes due tomorrow.
Friday 31 October 2008An initial 200 ShelterBoxes are sent to Pakistan following earthquake
ShelterBox is responding to a request for assistance after an earthquake hit Pakistan on Wednesday. A ShelterBox Response Team departed for Pakistan yesterday to distribute an initial 200 boxes.