Surviving Tropical Cyclone Harold
On 6th April 2020, category 5 Tropical Cyclone Harold made landfall in Vanuatu, devastating families’ livelihoods and robbing people of their homes.
Phuleswari’s Story of Recovery
When Cyclone Amphan hit India, it destroyed Phuleswari’s home and much of what she owned. The rains devastated the entire region, with floodwaters coming up to Phuleswari’s knees. The storm left...
One Year On: How Coronavirus Has Affected Our Work
In the last year, coronavirus has changed everything. From the way we work to the way we socialise, we’ve adapted in many areas of our lives. And it’s no different here at ShelterBox.
Remembering major earthquake responses: Gujarat 2001 and Haiti 2010
In January 2001, a powerful earthquake shook the state of Gujarat, India. Nine years later, on the same month, an even more devastating earthquake brought chaos to Haiti. Read on to find out more...
Remote training: how we’re training teams and communities during coronavirus
The need to deliver training has always been crucial to the success of our operations. We knew that it was important for us to look at alternative methods of training, especially with so many...
Logistics at ShelterBox: how do we get aid to the people that need it?
In the era of coronavirus, the challenges of transporting aid around the world are greater than ever. In this article, our Logistics Co-Lead Rachel Hall, explains how we get aid to...
Preparing For a Busy Hurricane Season
2020 has been a year like no other. While coronavirus gets a hold of the world but is yet to reach its global peak, extreme weather events are lurking.
Surviving Hurricane Maria: Caryl’s Story
In September 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall as a Category 5 storm with wind speeds of 155mph. It destroyed all of the buildings in Dominica as it passed through the island and continued on...
Why information is vital in the fight against coronavirus in Paraguay
The first time I visited Paraguay was in 2014, when heavy rain and flooding forced thousands of people to leave their homes.Within a few days of being there, I knew that this was going to be unlike...
2020 Vision: Q&A with ShelterBox Australia CEO, Mike Greenslade
To celebrate 20 years of ShelterBox, we sat down with our very own ShelterBox Australia CEO, Mike Greenslade to learn more about his experiences delivering emergency shelter and aid items to families...
How Has Our Disaster Response Work Changed During the Coronavirus Pandemic?
ShelterBox has always benefitted from a global network of partnerships, and those relationships are more important than ever in the era of coronavirus.
Escaping Boko Haram Violence: Fatima’s Story
Born in Nigeria, 37-year-old Fatima now lives in Minawao camp with her two young children Aisha and Burka. She shares her new home with thousands of families who, like her, fled to Cameroon to escape...
Black Lives Matter: A Statement from ShelterBox
At ShelterBox, we are committed to working with partners in an environment that promotes mutual understanding, cooperation, friendship, and peace. The events of the last week have only strengthened...
Responding during a pandemic – Working in partnership is in our DNA
At ShelterBox, the idea that we can't do it alone is central to who we are. We have always focused on building lasting relationships and powerful partnerships so we can support the people who need us...
A Message from our CEO: Coronavirus Update
At ShelterBox, we’re adapting how we work as the COVID-19 crisis creates a whole new level of risk for vulnerable families who have lost their homes.
Coronavirus: It’s not over until it’s over everywhere
This global pandemic is changing all our lives. It’s our duty as humanitarians to help those least able to protect themselves.
No Ordinary Books. No Ordinary Book Club.
Introducing ShelterBox Book Club – a unique community membership designed for Australians who share the love of a quality read.
5 Things You Need to Know About Coronavirus
Like you, the team here at ShelterBox are concerned about the impact coronavirus is having on our lives and the world around us.
Recovery in Mindanao: Veronica’s Story
In October, 2019, Veronica and her community were affected by a chain of earthquakes that struck the remote region of Mindanao in the Philippines.
ShelterBox Condemns ‘moral failure on all sides’ in Syrian conflict as 900,000 flee
More than 250,000 people caught up in the Syrian civil war have already received ShelterBox aid, since the charity first responded to the crisis in December 2012. This makes it the largest and most...