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Terrifying destruction

Diane and Yokimi, along with the rest of their family, lived in the community centre for six weeks after Cyclone Winston hit.

Their home was destroyed and they lost all of their possessions. It was terrifying, especially for baby Yokimi.

Vital shelter

With your support our ShelterBox teams were able to provide Diane and her family with a ShelterBox.

The box not only contains a tent that the family will be able to stay in until they start rebuilding their home, but all of the essential items needed to help them return to normal life such as kitchen utensils, solar lights and a water filter.

Relief from disaster

For Diane and her family, a ShelterBox means relief. She said: ‘I’m so happy to have a tent – to have a safe place of our own to sleep.’

Your donations enable us to provide ShelterBoxes, tents and tools to provide shelter and help people repair damaged homes. Despite rough terrain, remote islands and further storms, our ShelterBox response teams are going the extra mile to reach people in need.

I’m so happy to have a tent – to have a safe place of our own to sleep.

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