Have a look at some of our favourite pictures from 2018. Click on the images to discover stories of strength and hope after conflict and disaster.
We’ve been working with our partners to deliver aid in Syria for over seven years. In 2018, Bahar distributed blankets and other winterisation items to prepare families for the harsh Syrian winter. Temperatures in January can drop below zero.
Anab is one of the thousands of women living in camps for the internally displaced in Somaliland. She was given emergency shelter materials and a ShelterBox containing essential household items.
A shelter kit in use: after Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the Philippines in September 2018, we responded by providing aid to help families recover. This is one of the many homes that was destroyed, showing how versatile a shelter kit can be.
Hadija Elema has been building shelters since she was 12. She was taught the technique by her grandmother, a tradition handed down through the maternal generations. We provided shelter kits to families affected by flooding in Kenya in 2018.
When the 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit Sulawesi, Indonesia, Erti watched in horror as her bathroom wall collapsed in front of her. Her family were given a ShelterBox tent which gave them a space to recover in while they continued working as coffee farmers.
12-year-old Juhar wraps up in a blanket to keep warm on a cold morning at Kutapalong refugee camp, Bangladesh. Juhar and his family fled Myanmar and don’t want to return. Image credits: Tom Stoddart for Hope & Strength.