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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?

How we work

Reaching the most remote communities

Our Impact

Read about how ShelterBox is providing the tools to help families start the process of their own recovery.

Urgent winter appeal

Right now, almost 85 million people around the world have been made homeless by natural disaster and conflict.

Children in Syria and beyond are running for their lives. They’re running through dust and rubble, away from their burnt-out houses, away from fighter jets and bombs raining from the sky.

Right now, we’re helping these terrified children and their families. They’ve lost everything to the conflict in Syria – their homes, their possessions, their old lives.

Please donate today to help us deliver the first glimpse of help and hope to a desperate family.

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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.


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. We put families first. We’re determined to see a world where no family goes without shelter when disaster strikes – it’s the sole reason we exist.

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