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Whole islands devastated

After suffering the wrath of Hurricane Irma, the Caribbean is once again being pummelled. The arrival of Category 5 Hurricane Maria makes this one of the most ferocious hurricane seasons ever recorded.

We are currently coordinating the provision of aid across five countries, including Antigua and Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands. A team is also on its way to the island of Dominica, which has seen massive devastation from Hurricane Maria. 

We have a variety of aid in the Caribbean, so we can tailor our response to best support different communities. On some islands, there will be the natural resources available to quickly rebuild homes with the help of a ShelterKit. Elsewhere, our tents will be the best option – creating a warm, safe home while the long clean-up process takes place. 

But it's not just the Caribbean that has been affected by extreme weather. Torrential flooding in Nepal and Bangladesh has left communities in urgent need of aid. Our teams are on the ground in both countries now, but the need is overwhelming.

We’re impatient to respond – wherever we’re needed in the world – but we need your help.

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A man in front of his ruined home in Nepal

The last few weeks have brought devastating flooding around the world. We're working hard to stem the damage and bring back peace to people's lives.

More than 1.7 million people have been affected in Nepal, while a third of Bangladesh is under water. Huge areas of India and Myanmar are also in need of support.

We have a ShelterBox Response Team on the ground, assessing the situation in Nepal. Another team is in Bangladesh right now. We’re working hard with local authorities and Rotarians in both countries to understand how best we can help.

We have the connections and the expertise to reach people in need of shelter - but we can't do it without your help.

Will you support us today to help our ShelterBox Response Teams to go further, to place the right tools in their hands?

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