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Emergency disaster relief

Right now, more than 88 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

Shine for ShelterBox

Host a Shine for ShelterBox dinner and fundraise to support families after disaster with solar lights, emergency shelter and other essential items.

Whether you love to get together with friends, your community or already have a dinner planned, it couldn’t be easier to make a difference. All you need to do is:

  • Request your Shine for ShelterBox pack.
  • Invite family and friends for dinner.
  • Collect donations for ShelterBox.  

Every penny will help us provide essential aid itemsWill you host a dinner to raise funds for families affected by disaster? 

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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