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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

International representation at ShelterBox training

April 10, 2014

UK. 9 April 2014. ShelterBox Response Team candidates in yellow bibs listen to their next instructions from ShelterBox Senior Trainer…

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ShelterBox sends shelter to flood-hit Zimbabwe

April 1, 2014

MASVINGO, ZIMBABWE. February 2014. The Tokwe-Mukorsi Dam a few weeks ago, Zimbabwe. Image courtesy of David Coltart. ShelterBox has sent…

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VIDEO: Latest from the Philippines

March 22, 2014

DAANBANTAYAN, PHILIPPINES. March 1 2014. Buhawe and his family will be living in a ShelterBox tent while they rebuild their…

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ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity that delivers shelter, warmth and dignity to people made homeless by disaster worldwide.

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.

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ShelterBox global network

ShelterBox's operational headquarters is in Cornwall in the UK. There are 19 international affiliates. You can visit their websites below:

ShelterBox Switzerland