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The G7 comes to Cornwall – what will be on the table?

by Sanj Srikanthan, ShelterBox CEO 02/06/2021

The G7 summit of 2021 is taking place on our home turf in Cornwall. Read why it’s important for us and the communities affected by climate change.

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7 simple ways to lead a sustainable life

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 06/05/2021

Small, everyday changes to our daily life can have a positive impact on the fight against climate change. Here are 7 simple ways to be more sustainable.

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One Year on: How Coronavirus Has Affected Our Work

by Nicky Stephens, ShelterBox Digital Marketing & Innovation Manager 24/03/2021

See how coronavirus has changed our work, and what the impact has been for families who have been displaced by disaster.

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10 things you need to know about the Syrian conflict

by Philly Byrde, ShelterBox Communications & PR Manager 05/03/2021

In March 2011, peaceful protests in Syria escalated into brutal conflict that’s still ongoing. Read 10 facts about the conflict in Syria.

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Remote training: how we’re training teams and communities during coronavirus

by Mark Boeck, Training Officer 14/02/2021

Delivering training is crucial for the success of our projects. See how we’ve conducted remote training this year despite the challenges posed by coronavirus.

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4 Reasons why you should take part in Give a Tent for Lent

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 01/02/2021

This Lent, give something up for charity and raise vital funds for disaster-affected families. Take part in Give a Tent for Lent.

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Remembering major earthquake responses – Gujarat 2001 and Haiti 2010

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 14/01/2021

January 2001 and 2010 will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Read about two of our most important earthquake responses and learn more about earthquakes.

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5 reasons why you should take up a challenge for ShelterBox

by Lauren Turner, Training Officer 04/01/2021

New Year, new you! From setting personal goals and helping families affected by disaster, find out why you should take up a challenge for ShelterBox this year.

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Deck the halls….whenever you like

by Philly Byrde, ShelterBox Communications & PR Manager 23/12/2020

We asked people around the UK how they were feeling about festivities and decorations this year. Find out what we learned.

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Six Reasons Why We Love Giving Tuesday

by Philly Byrde, ShelterBox Communications & PR Manager 23/11/2020

Inspiration from some of the brilliant aid workers, volunteers and fundraisers supporting ShelterBox through the coronavirus crisis.

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5 Ways to Give Back this Christmas

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 09/11/2020

2020 has been full of challenges because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read how you can make a real impact this Christmas and change a family’s life.

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20 Years of ShelterBox: 4 Volunteer stories that take us back

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 13/10/2020

As we celebrate our 20th birthday this year, we couldn’t forget our volunteers who dedicate their time and effort to help us make sure families receive emergency shelter after disaster.

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Logistics at ShelterBox: how do we get aid to the people that need it?

by Rachel Hall, ShelterBox Logistics Co-Lead 08/10/2020

In the era of coronavirus, the challenges of transporting aid around the world are greater than ever. See how we get aid to disaster-affected communities. 

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5 Reasons to Sign Up to ShelterBox Book Club

by Catherine Thornhill, ShelterBox Book Club Coordinator 09/09/2020

As the nights draw in and the world remains changed by coronavirus, there has never been a better time to join an online book club, but why join ours?

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Preparing for a busy Hurricane season

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 25/08/2020

The 2020 Atlantic Basin hurricane season is more active than usual, with more powerful named storms than average since the start of the season. Read how we’re preparing.

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Why information is vital in the fight against coronavirus in Paraguay

by Dave Ray ShelterBox Horizons Lead 05/08/2020

Learn more about the coronavirus situation in Paraguay and how we’re helping families to protect themselves.

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Celebrating 20 years of ShelterBox

by Nicky Stephens, ShelterBox Digital Marketing & Innovation Manager 22/07/2020

2020 marks our 20th birthday! Watch these video messages from our President HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, the Rotary Club of Helston Lizard, and Holger Knaack, Rotary International President.

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Coronavirus crisis: Why we need support right now

by Robyn Cummins, Director of Fundraising and Communications 13/07/2020

We have been supporting families around the world with life-saving aid to help them protect from coronavirus. But we must do more. Read how you can help us in the global fight against coronavirus.

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5 fundraisers that inspired us during coronavirus

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 06/07/2020

Read inspiring stories from people who have been fundraising for us during lockdown

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Being Better Allies – Practical Steps

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 26/06/2020

When it comes to the subject of sexuality, gender, and sexual orientation, preconceived ideas around what the ‘norm’ is are changing.

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