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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

ShelterBox Book Club

Join a unique community of book lovers today and help disaster-hit families with every book you read.

Discover themes, cultures and stories inspired by people and places in the real world – people who have been helped by ShelterBox in an emergency. 

With a monthly payment to ShelterBox, and you can look forward to receiving your own copy of each winning book, reading along at your own pace and joining the discussion online. 

And with every story you read, you’ll be transforming the lives of disaster-hit families in the real world. 

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The latest from the field

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


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