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Tuesday 20 May 2008

ShelterBox Response Team members travel to disaster area in China

Two SRT's Pat Prendergast (Swindon) and Tom Lay (Somerset) are now on their way from Beijing to Chengdu, they will meet with one other international SRT member Peter Clouting (Aus), they are travelling into a disaster area the size of Spain.

Aid lands in Myanmar

Friday 16 May 2008

Aid lands in Myanmar

ShelterBoxes sent from Britain have arrived in Myanmar.

Thursday 15 May 2008

News from SRT member Patrick Olson on board the flight to Yangon

ShelterBox Response Team member contacts HQ from plane on it's way to Myanmar.

ShelterBox charters flight for Myanmar

Wednesday 14 May 2008

ShelterBox charters flight for Myanmar

ShelterBox, last night chartered a DC 10 aid flight through DHL which loaded at East Midlands Airport, UK prior to departing at 23:00 for Myanmar.

ShelterBox has permission to send further aid to Myanmar

Monday 12 May 2008

ShelterBox has permission to send further aid to Myanmar

ShelterBox has permission to land its charter plane at Yangon Airport. On board are the first two US ShelterBox Response Team members to join ShelterBoxes in-country team.

Friday 09 May 2008

More aid needed in Myanmar

ShelterBox can confirm we have successful delivered over £300,000 worth of survival aid - however much more is needed.

Thursday 08 May 2008

ShelterBox Response Team arrive in Myanmar

ShelterBox team of four response members are safely on the ground, the boxes have been located at the airport and at first light the SRT's will be assessing the much needed distribution.

Wednesday 07 May 2008

Death toll rises in Myanmar

Cyclone Nargis in the Irrawaddy Delta on Saturday is now reported to have killed close to 22,500 and left 41,000 missing.

Tuesday 06 May 2008

ShelterBox responds to crisis Myanmar

ShelterBox responds immediately to the devastating cyclone to hit Myanmar. 22,000 lives are reported to have been lost and 95% of houses are destroyed as the cyclone swept in-land after several days at sea.

Landslides cause devesation in Ecuador

Wednesday 23 April 2008

Landslides cause devesation in Ecuador