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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?

Man walks amongst widespread destruction in the Bahamas in 2019, following hurricane Dorian

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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.

woman stands next to infomational signs about coronavirus in paraguay

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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.

people unloading shelterboxes from a boat

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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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Blog, Coronavirus


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 Lucy McMenamin, ShelterBox Philanthropy 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.

social distancing queue for shelter aid in philippines

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How Has Our Disaster Response Work Changed During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

by Rachel Harvey, ShelterBox Operations Coordinator 04/06/2020

How do you get aid to the people who need it without endangering anyone and when most countries are on some kind of lockdown and large gatherings are banned?

shelterbox conduct monitoring and evaluation in bangladesh

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How Has Lockdown and Social Distancing Changed How We Listen to Feedback?

by Malcolm Shead, ShelterBox Head of Accountability & Learning 04/06/2020

How do we check that what we’ve done is effective when you can’t easily go back to ask people because most countries are on lockdown and physical distancing is the new normal?

couple outside their home in malawi

Blog, coronavirus


Coronavirus: An Impossible Choice for the World’s Vulnerable

by Nicky Stephens, ShelterBox Digital Marketing & Innovation Manager 26/05/2020

See how coronavirus is making existing crises worse in the developing world.

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Six Reasons Why We Love Giving Tuesday

by Philly Byrde, ShelterBox Communications & PR Manager 04/05/2020

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

A ReliefAid worker wearing face mask and gloves talks to a woman during assessments at a camp in Idlib, Syria

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Coronavirus: It’s not over until it’s over everywhere

by Sanj Srikanthan, ShelterBox CEO 16/04/2020

This global pandemic is changing all our lives. It’s our duty as humanitarians to help those least able to protect themselves.

syrian girl in displacement camp

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5 Things You Need to Know About Coronavirus

by Nicky Stephens, ShelterBox Digital Marketing & Innovation Manager 02/04/2020

5 Things You Need to Know About Coronavirus and how it’s affecting families living through disaster.

family in malawi outside their home

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‘Kunyumba’ – A Story of Home and Recovery After Cyclone Idai

by Danny Whear, Global Head of Brand & Content 05/03/2020

Joined by renowned photographer, Sian Davey, and filmmaker Benn Berkley, we documented Mwalija village’s journey of self-recovery in a multi-media project we called ‘Kunyumba’ (meaning ‘home’).

man holding a camera in a Syrian refugee camp

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Interview with Mustafa, ReliefAid Worker in Syria

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 20/02/2020

Hear from Mustafa, a photographer for ReliefAid, as he gives us an insight on what it’s really like to be on the ground in Syria.

Woman constructing her shelter in Kenya

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How Climate Change Affects People Through Natural Disaster

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 06/02/2020

Climate change is happening at an unprecedented rate. Learn how it’s affecting families.

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An Interview With Our CEO, Sanj Srikanthan

by Luke Masters, ShelterBox Website Manager 02/01/2020

Hear from ShelterBox CEO – Sanj Srikanthan, who joined in December 2019 as our new chief executive.

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