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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

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THE FORGOTTEN CRISIS


A small child lying on the floor

Extreme poverty, disease and violence. Millions of families are in desperate need.

We're supporting families who are fleeing Boko Haram violence and other disasters in the Lake Chad Basin area.

We are working in Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria and Niger, supporting families with essential items including tents, tarpaulins, toolkits, kitchen sets, mosquito nets, water carriers, solar lights, and blankets.

Find out more about the crisis, and why it's being forgotten by the world's media here.

About the crisis

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