Monday 30 November 2015Rotary Club of Ivybridge and Devon Doctors raise almost £17,000 in support of ShelterBox’s Nepal earthquakes response
It was the natural disaster this year that shook the world, a series of major quakes and aftershocks in Nepal that killed 9,200, and caused avalanches giving Everest its deadliest day in history. Among the generous fundraising responses was this alliance between Devon’s Rotarians and Doctors
Thursday 26 November 2015ShelterBox invited to join Helston’s seasonal celebrations
Helston is ShelterBox’s home town, so this year it is a real honour for the disaster relief charity to be invited by the Town Council and Visit Helston’s Business Improvement team to benefit from the town’s festive events and parade
Sunday 22 November 2015Light fantastic! ShelterBox asks the south west to shine this season, to brighten lives darkened by disaster
Imagine a winter without light, without power, without warmth. As we enter the season associated with twinkling lights, roasting food and log fires, ShelterBox will help you to turn your candle-lit supper, singing event, or any other gathering, into a literally ‘brilliant’ fundraiser.
Thursday 19 November 2015Henderson trial - a statement
A statement from Chief Executive of ShelterBox, Alison Wallace
Friday 13 November 2015ShelterBox inspires a vibrant installation by artist Bruce Munro at Waddesdon Manor
Bruce Munro is known for his impressive large-scale light-based installations. This week his latest creation was switched on in the dramatic setting of Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire. And it was inspired by ShelterBox.
Saturday 07 November 2015Back-to-back cyclones cross Yemen, with people now at the mercy of both war and weather
Disaster relief agency ShelterBox is monitoring a tropical storm named Megh 15, poised to hit Yemen on the Arabian peninsula tomorrow, just three days after a cyclone caused deaths and flooding in the war-torn country.
Thursday 05 November 2015ShelterBox learns from the retail giant experts to make every £1 count
No two humanitarian disasters are the same, which means ShelterBox responses need to be flexible as well as fast. Always looking to improve value for families in need and for our donors, the charity has been working with LCP Consulting, experts in how to sharpen our supply chain.
Monday 02 November 2015Refugee crisis in Europe – pressure grows on PM to intervene as the suffering on Lesbos makes headlines again
The Greek island of Lesbos has become a focus on the refugee trail again, as wet weather, illness and lack of shelter make conditions miserable for families arriving from Turkey. UK-based ShelterBox is considering a return to Lesbos, but is finding barriers to helping its refugees.
Friday 30 October 2015Undercover in Syria. As the Vienna talks begin today, ShelterBox and its partners reach out to displaced families
Of all the families on the refugee trail these are the hardest to reach, and the hardest to help - Syria’s internally displaced, people caught in the crossfire within their own country. But aid is getting through, as ShelterBox and its partners deliver with determination.
Monday 26 October 2015ShelterBox on standby as a massive earthquake rocks Afghanistan and Pakistan, killing hundreds
UK based disaster relief agency ShelterBox is monitoring the unfolding situation in north-eastern Afghanistan and Pakistan