Coronavirus Appeal

Please help save lives and donate today

The spread of the virus is speeding up globally. Help us provide shelter kits, hand soap and vital aid.

Emergency Disaster Relief


Right now, more than 104 million people around the world have been made homeless by natural disaster and conflict. We’re working to change this.

By providing emergency shelter and tools for families robbed of their homes by disaster, we’re transforming despair into hope.

We want to see a world where no family is left without shelter after disaster. Find out more about us.

Our Coronavirus Response

As coronavirus spreads, shelter saves lives

Discover how we are working to help people protect themselves in dangerously crowded camps and disaster zones.

Man and woman carrying shelter kit after earthquake in Nepal

Our Aid

Men pushing wooden boat with ShelterBoxes in Malawi

How we work

woman smiling and carrying a box on her right shoulder

Our impact

Hurricane season is here


2020 has been a year like no other. Whilst coronavirus gets a hold of the world but is yet to reach its global peak, an extremely active hurricane season is ongoing. 

In the midst of a record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season, we’ve already used every hurricane name available for the year.

Now, resorting to the Greek alphabet for new names, meteorologists wonder: will this pattern repeat as oceans continue to warm?

Read our blog article to find out more about the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season and how we’re preparing here at ShelterBox.

Learn more

Hurricane Laura satellite image from NASA

More ways to get involved


Fundraise for us

By going the extra mile and organising an event to raise funds for ShelterBox, you’re helping us reach disaster-affected families all around the world.

ShelterBox Book Club

Join a unique community of over 2,000 members. With every book you read you’ll be helping disaster-hit families around the world.

20 for 20 Challenge

Sign up to run, swim, walk or cycle 20 miles at your own pace to celebrate 20 years of ShelterBox. Suitable for all abilities!

THE LATEST FROM THE FIELD

Our teams work with disaster-hit families around the world. See where we’re working right now.

RECOVERY STARTS WITH SHELTER


Our vision is to see a world where no family is without shelter after disaster.

Our teams work with disaster-hit families around the world, offering emergency shelter and other essential items to support them in rebuilding their lives.

Every disaster is different and so is every community, so we spend time with those affected to make sure we can offer the right support at the right time to help them recover.

Our response teams can travel by boat, helicopter or tuk-tuk to get to the families who need your support – whatever it takes to get to the people who have lost their homes to disaster.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US

Where we are working


Philippines Typhoon Vongfong (Ambo)

We’ve been supporting disaster-hit families with essential aid to enable them to rebuild their homes and protect from coronavirus

Flooding in Tanzania

Flash flooding pushed families out of their homes, see how we’ve helped

Conflict in Burkina Faso

We’re working with our partner HELP to support vulnerable communities affected by conflict.

Cyclone Harold in Vanuatu

In April 2020, Category 5 Cyclone Harold hit Vanuatu. See how we’re responding.

Conflict in Ethiopia

See how we’ve helped people who have fled conflict and flooding in Ethiopia.

Lake Chad Basin Crisis

We’re providing shelter and essential aid items to families affected by the the Lake Chad Basin crisis in Nigeria, Cameroon and Niger.