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Typhoon Rai six months on

100,000 people received emergency shelter aid from ShelterBox in the aftermath of Typhoon Rai.

Rotary and ShelterBox announce partnership renewal

Partnership enables ShelterBox and Rotary to support more people, in more places, in more ways.

Intensifying storms will displace more than 200 million people in the next 20 years

The growing intensity of storms is making it more difficult to live in many parts of the world.

Stories of survival after extreme storms

Climate change is making extreme storms even more devastating. Read 3 stories of survival after extreme storms in Vanuatu and Malawi.

Helping 100,000 people in the Philippines after Typhoon Rai

See how we worked with partners to reach 20,000 families after Typhoon Rai.

ShelterBox supporting people uprooted by Ukraine crisis

ShelterBox is working in Moldova. It’s supporting people displaced or stranded in Ukraine as well as those who have fled across its borders.

Boy responds to Ukraine crisis with Shelter Snails

A schoolboy from Hampshire has come up with a creative way to help fundraise for ShelterBox after hearing about the crisis in Ukraine.

How to help people affected by the Ukraine crisis

Read how you can help people affected by the Ukraine crisis.

ShelterBox announces senior appointments

ShelterBox has welcomed its new director and deputy director to its International Programmes team.

Tom sells homemade cakes to help people in Ukraine

An eight-year-old schoolboy had been baking and selling cakes to help raise money for ShelterBox.

ShelterBox close to helping 100,000 people in typhoon-hit Philippines

ShelterBox is close to helping 100,000 people in the Philippines who have had their homes damaged or destroyed by Typhoon Rai.

5 Things you should know about the latest IPCC report

The latest IPCC Report on climate change is out. here are 5 of the main findings of this report.

ShelterBox aid worker shares strength and resilience of communities affected by Typhoon Rai

Henry Thompson shares his thoughts and learnings after his first ShelterBox deployment.

What are climate-related disasters?

Our changing climate is making large weather events like droughts and hurricanes worse. Learn more about climate-related disasters.

ShelterBox to deliver aid to families in Yemen

ShelterBox to help uprooted families in Yemen as humanitarian crisis gets worse.

Wendy Perry hosts Hellebore Day every year to fundraise for ShelterBox

ShelterBox fundraiser Wendy Perry shares why she invites people to her garden every year for Hellebore Day – in memory of her daughter.

Ellie Harrison backs Tent for Lent appeal

Countryfile presenter shares how Tent for Lent fundraiser helps shelter families who’ve had to flee their homes.

What is Lent and why do people give things up? 5 things you should know about Lent 2022

2021 Haiti Earthquake: How we reached families affected the most

See how ShelterBox worked with partners to respond to the 2021 Haiti earthquake, despite the challenges.

How to beat the winter blues

It’s not uncommon for many of us to be feeling a little blue after the holiday season. Here are four easy ways to beat the winter blues.

ShelterBox launches Typhoon Rai appeal

Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) displaced over half a million people in the Philippines. ShelterBox will be supporting communities that urgently need help.

ShelterBox urges the gift of a warmer night as it launches Christmas appeal

Almost two thirds of Brits are considering donating to charity this Christmas, instead of buying gifts.

The importance of home

Child psychologist Paul Howard-Jones reflects on the importance of a safe and stable home on a child’s development.

Ethical Christmas gift guide

Our ultimate Christmas gift guide will inspire you to choose the best unique, ethical, and fun gifts.

Black History Month 2021

Learn what Black History Month is and read the story of Joseph Antonio Emidy.

COP26 - Open letter to the UK Prime Minister

We’re asking the Prime Minister to take bold decisions during COP26, that will define our futures.

COP26: The climate crisis needs our anger – but it also needs our hope 

COP26 conference: Our CEO Sanj Srikanthan reflects on the urgent message we’re sending to global leaders.

ShelterBox and Habitat for Humanity team up to support people in Haiti

ShelterBox and Habitat for Humanity have started distributing emergency shelter aid to communities who lost homes in the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that recently devasted southwestern Haiti.

Airlink and ShelterBox charter planes to deliver aid after Haiti earthquake

ShelterBox and Airlink have partnered together to rush two shipments of humanitarian aid to families in Haiti impacted by the recent 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

ShelterBox responds to Haiti earthquake

ShelterBox prepares to send a team to neighbouring Dominican Republic, after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake and aftershocks rocked Haiti.

6 Summer Reads from ShelterBox Book Club

Have a look at these 6 summer reads picked exclusively by ShelterBox Book Club.

Pride - statement from Sanj Srikanthan

June is LGBT+ Pride Month. It is a festival of rainbows, colour and people which celebrates the role of LGBT+ people in our societies – our friends, partners, colleagues and our families.

ShelterBox statement on G7 climate change commitments

ShelterBox responds to the underwhelming announcements on climate change from the G7 summit

10 years of conflict leaves Syrians ‘with diminishing resources to survive’

As a tragic milestone in the Syrian conflict is reached, ShelterBox calls on all parties to prioritise the civilians of Syria.

Brits to light up homes earlier this year

As Brits put up their Christmas lights early to cheer their homes, ShelterBox reveals it gave 300 million hours of solar light to families in 2019.

ShelterBox responds after super Typhoon Goni

ShelterBox is preparing emergency shelter supplies, solar lights and other essentials in the Philippines, after the latest in a series of violent storms ripped through the country

Time for UK readers to think outside the bookcase

While we love revisiting favourites, UK readers could miss out on broadening their horizons, a survey for ShelterBox Book Club reveals.

ShelterBox closes Truro visitor centre

Cornish disaster relief charity, ShelterBox, has announced it will be permanently closing its visitor centre in Truro due to concerns over coronavirus and the financial impact of the pandemic.

Black Lives Matter - statement from Sanj Srikanthan

ShelterBox Chief Executive says that ‘black lives matter and all should be treated equally and humanely, while ensuring respect for each individual life’

Families ‘face crisis within a crisis’ with new coronavirus threat

ShelterBox urges people to remember the millions of displaced families who are even more vulnerable to coronavirus.

Coronavirus statement from Sanj Srikanthan

ShelterBox Chief Executive says that ‘compassion and dedication to humanitarian values are more important than ever’.

ShelterBox condemns ‘moral failure on all sides’ in Syrian conflict as 900,000 flee

The CEO spoke as almost 1 million people have fled violence in Idlib since December.

Give a Tent for Lent

As thoughts turn to giving up chocolate or quitting caffeine, disaster relief charity ShelterBox has a positive way to mark Lent this year.

Make darker evenings shine with a meal that makes a difference

As the clocks go back, ShelterBox invites family and friends to get together and hold a fundraising dinner for people affected by disaster

ShelterBox aid for evacuated families after latest military action in Syria

Families fleeing airstrikes in north east Syria have received ShelterBox aid this weekend (October 2019)

Photographer documents one village’s recovery from Cyclone Idai

Devon photographer Sian Davey has teamed up with ShelterBox to show how families have rebuilt in Malawi

ShelterBox announces new Chief Executive

ShelterBox has appointed Sanj Srikanthan as its new Chief Executive

Emergency appeal after ShelterBox supports 250,000 in Syria conflict

More than 50,000 families fleeing the violence of Syria’s civil war have already received ShelterBox aid

ShelterBox and Rotary celebrate the power of partnership

ShelterBox is celebrating signing up for another 3 years as Rotary’s Project Partner in Disaster Relief

ShelterBox sends a team to Malawi floods in the wake of Cyclone Idai

ShelterBox is preparing to send a team to Malawi, after floods hit the south of the country in early March.

A new Chair of Trustees at ShelterBox

The trustees have appointed James Sinclair Taylor as their new Chair.

If you go down to Truro today...

You’re sure of a big surprise. ShelterBox has set up a Teddy Trail for young adventurers and map-readers.

‘Canadian Brit’ Richard Loat heads to Mozambique as a ShelterBox volunteer

Richard Loat has dual nationality, but a single-minded approach to how sport can unite international development.

Granny Takes on Zipwire

Granny Bin – AKA 87-year-old Alison Midwood – sparked a media storm with her intrepid flight on the UK’s longest and fastest zipwire

The £43m alliance - Rotary and ShelterBox

One of the world’s most effective humanitarian collaborations has been officially renewed

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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall is Patron of ShelterBox.