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A quick response to over 200 disasters zones

Each ShelterBox contains necessities to help a family survive after a disaster. They typically contain a disaster relief tent for an extended family, blankets, water storage and filtration equipment, cooking utensils, a stove, a basic tool kit, a children’s activity pack and other vital items.

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Disaster Relief on a truly global scale

We provide emergency shelter and lifesaving supplies for families around the world who are affected by disasters, at the time when they need it the most. Since 2000, the charity has responded to just over 200 natural or man-made disasters in 75 different countries.

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Your donations are needed

ShelterBox is a lean organisation that relies almost entirely on public donations - They are of vital importance to our ongoing work. In addition to passionate and dedicated volunteers, ShelterBox boasts a highly committed and performance driven body of professional staff.

Latest news

ShelterBox Responds to Flooding in Peru

April 7, 2017

We currently have a ShelterBox team in Peru, assessing the situation following extreme flooding. The country has seen above average…

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SYRIA Chemical incident – ShelterBox partners in Khan Sheikhoun fear more attacks, and for the safety of their team

April 6, 2017

‘Hand in Hand for Syria’ is the London-based charity that has worked for years with ShelterBox taking aid to families…

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Colombia landslides – ShelterBox has aid in-country and a team in neighbouring Peru

April 3, 2017

As the flood-stricken Colombian city of Mocoa counts its dead and searches for hundreds missing after frightening mudslides, UK disaster…

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ShelterBox provides emergency shelter and vital supplies to support communities around the world overwhelmed by disaster and humanitarian crisis.

If there are families in need of emergency shelter, ShelterBox does everything it can to help them rebuild their lives.

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ShelterBox global network

ShelterBox’s operational headquarters is in Cornwall in the UK. Affiliates around the world support us by raising awareness and funds for communities overwhelmed by disaster and humanitarian crisis. You can visit their websites below.

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