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

How we work

Supporting families to rebuild their lives

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Girls in Malawi

Six months ago, the community of Mwalija in Malawi was disrupted by what is believed to be the worst disaster in the southern hemisphere.

Cyclone Idai wrecked homes and devastated livelihoods. It pushed the whole community of Mwalija out of their homes, in search for higher, safer ground.

This is a story of recovery. Having lost everything after Cyclone Idai, Stephano and Mary were determined to rebuild their livelihoods, together with the rest of the community.

Watch how they started rebuilding their lives.

Watch the story

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