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ShelterBox has helped in the making of a Hollywood blockbuster – in cinemas as its response teams face the reality of Nepal 

Sunday 24 May 2015

ShelterBox has helped in the making of a Hollywood blockbuster – in cinemas as its response teams face the reality of Nepal 

Next week the release of a $100 million Hollywood 3D movie about a devastating earthquake on the west coast of the USA comes as Nepal still reels from massive seismic shocks. And disaster relief charity ShelterBox has a connection with both. 

‘More often than not I have been awoken by villagers running out and screaming rather than by the tremor itself’ – An eyewitness account of what it feels like when you can’t trust the ground you stand on

Sunday 24 May 2015

‘More often than not I have been awoken by villagers running out and screaming rather than by the tremor itself’ – An eyewitness account of what it feels like when you can’t trust the ground you stand on

ShelterBox volunteer Becky Maynard flew to Nepal within days of the first quake on 25 April. Now, almost a month later, she is still disquieted by life in a country that dares not sleep, where every moment you may have to run from falling masonry.

Poingnancy and perseverance – every villager in the mountain community of Pipildanda now has ShelterBox aid

Friday 22 May 2015

Poingnancy and perseverance – every villager in the mountain community of Pipildanda now has ShelterBox aid

Every Nepali mountain village that ShelterBox reaches brings its own challenges, and its own heartbreaking stories. One of our response volunteers meets Rom, who tells of the aftermath of the first earthquake.

A Royal encounter for ShelterBox in New Zealand

Thursday 21 May 2015

A Royal encounter for ShelterBox in New Zealand

ShelterBox’s Jimmy Griffith was invited to Aukland’s Government House last week to meet Prince Harry on his Royal tour of New Zealand. Jimmy was among local representatives of emergency service and disaster relief organisations.

Double jeopardy in Chile, as ShelterBox responds to flooding and an erupting volcano

Thursday 21 May 2015

Double jeopardy in Chile, as ShelterBox responds to flooding and an erupting volcano

ShelterBox aid and a response team will arrive shortly in South America, as families are left without homes and shelter after two unpredictable forces of nature hit Chile.

TV’s Joanna Lumley praises ShelterBox’s ‘invaluable’ relief work in Nepal

Wednesday 20 May 2015

TV’s Joanna Lumley praises ShelterBox’s ‘invaluable’ relief work in Nepal

Disaster relief charity ShelterBox has just been given an absolutely fabulous endorsement by actor, comedienne and national treasure Joanna Lumley OBE. In a personal letter she says ‘Thank you with all my heart for what you are doing in Nepal.’

Friends in high places - Gurkhas help ShelterBox with aid distribution in Nepal

Wednesday 20 May 2015

Friends in high places - Gurkhas help ShelterBox with aid distribution in Nepal

As ShelterBox response teams face formidable climbs to take aid to Nepal’s remotest quake-damaged communities, an offer of assistance came from a very experienced and famous military organisation

Over £400,000 outpouring of Rotary generosity in response to Nepal earthquakes

Tuesday 19 May 2015

Over £400,000 outpouring of Rotary generosity in response to Nepal earthquakes

ShelterBox, Rotary International’s official Project Partner, has received £419,536 from Rotary Clubs across the UK since Nepal was struck by a massive earthquake almost three weeks ago. Now, as the Himalayan country counts the cost of a second quake, the donations continue to come in.

ShelterBox response volunteer to meet Prince Harry in New Zealand

Thursday 14 May 2015

ShelterBox response volunteer to meet Prince Harry in New Zealand

ShelterBox’s Jimmy Griffith has been invited to Aukland’s Government House tomorrow to meet Prince Harry on his Royal tour of New Zealand. Jimmy will be among local representatives of emergency service and disaster relief organisations.

ShelterBox volunteer captures earthquake and aftermath on video

Tuesday 12 May 2015

ShelterBox volunteer captures earthquake and aftermath on video

ShelterBox response team volunteer Liam Arthur was in the wrong place at the right time today, filming in the township of Chautara when the 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck.