Stories

Read stories from across ShelterBox


Coronavirus

Find out how the Coronavirus pandemic is affecting how we work, and our ability to continue responding to support families, through our global partners.

KUNYUMBA: A story of home

Having lost everything after Cyclone Idai, Stephano and Mary were determined to rebuild their livelihoods, together with the rest of the community in Mwalija. Their story is one of recovery.

Climate change and natural disasters

Climate change is a humanitarian crisis. Find out key stats about climate change, how it affects disasters and people, and what we’re doing about it.

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall has been President of ShelterBox since August 2007.

World Humanitarian Day 2019

Shining a spotlight on women humanitarians whose work and dedication are changing the lives of families in crises.

World Refugee Day 2020

Imagine being forced to flee your home, only to face the additional threat of coronavirus. This World Refugee Day meet the people who are facing a crisis within a crisis. 

International Women's Day

On International Women’s Day, we shine a light on some of the incredible women that have been affected by disaster or conflict.

Scout Scavenger Hunts

The Scavenger Hunt is a great way to engage Scouts of all ages with disaster relief work.

Colin Bell

Colin walked 1,130 miles and raised an incredible amount of £25,000 for families affected by disaster and conflict.

2018 in numbers

In 2018, your amazing support has helped over 210,000 people around the world who have been affected by natural disaster and conflict.

A ShelterBox love story

ShelterBox’s mission has brought two people together. Read their amazing love story here.

Our volunteers

For Volunteers’ Week 2019, we are celebrating our amazing volunteers. Meet some of them and learn what inspires them.

Hope & Strength

Four leading photographers Olly Burn, Tom Stoddart, Veronique de Viguerie and Dougie Wallace helped us to pay tribute to the incredible hope and strength of the people we meet.

Recovery starts with shelter

Our report, ‘Recovery Starts with Shelter’, reveals the scale of the huge unmet need for emergency shelter.