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Emergency disaster relief


Right now, around 85 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 are impatient to see a world where no family is left without shelter. Are you?

Aid

Essential shelter, tools and materials

Delivery

Reaching the most remote communities

Impact

Transforming lives

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LIGHT THE WAY TO SAFETY


Solar lights provide safety to families

In the dead of the night, Rohingya families fear for their lives.

Having already experienced severe trauma, families are now facing a new nightmare in the camps of Cox's Bazar. 

With little light or protection, women have been attacked. Children have been abducted. People are afraid to leave their shelters at night.

We have given essential aid items to 4,000 families in the camps, including solar lights which help families feel safe in the dead of night. 

But every day more and more women and children are at risk in the darkness. 

How you can help

The latest from the field

We believe shelter is a human right. That’s why we will do whatever it takes to help vulnerable and remote communities when disaster or conflict strikes.

WHO WE ARE


About us

ShelterBox is made up of people who believe in shelter as a human right – that shelter from the chaos of disaster and conflict is vital. No ifs. No buts. We provide the tools that enable people to rebuild homes and transform their lives.  

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Building peace

Every minute, more families – just like yours - lose everything in the chaos of conflict. Their homes, their livelihoods, and even family members are brutally snatched away.

Take a look at how we’re helping to build peace, one family at a time here.

Building peace