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Why disasters are not natural

Natural disasters. We’ve all heard and probably used the term before. It’s used on the news, on social media, and in everyday conversations to describe extreme events like hurricanes, earthquakes and...

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Climate crisis to destroy 167 million homes in next 20 years

ShelterBox reveals extent of ‘human habitat’ loss, urging PM and G7 leaders to find global solutions Supported by Professor Andrew Collins at Northumbria University, a new data forecast from disaster...

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Shelterbox statement on G7 climate commitments

ShelterBox responds to the underwhelming announcements on climate change from the G7 summit Disaster relief charity ShelterBox, based in Truro, Cornwall, has responded to the underwhelming...

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Philippines

ShelterBox responds after super typhoon Goni

ShelterBox is preparing emergency shelter supplies, solar lights and other essentials in the Philippines, after the latest in a series of violent storms ripped through the country. PRESS RELEASE - 2...

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Preparing for a busy Hurricane season

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 25/08/2020 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...

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Coronavirus statement from Sanj Srikanthan

ShelterBox Chief Executive says that 'compassion and dedication to humanitarian values are more important than ever'. A MESSAGE FROM SANJ SRIKANTHAN Like you, the team here at ShelterBox are...

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Philippines

Typhoon Kammuri devastates the Philippines

We’re supporting over 2,500 families who have lost their homes WHAT HAPPENED? In early December Typhoon Kammuri, known locally as Typhoon Tisoy, hit land four times in the Philippines. Communities...

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Homes destroyed in Paraguay flooding

Months of torrential rain has caused severe flooding in the capital of Paraguay, forcing entire communities to move to higher grounds to escape the floodwater. We have a team in the country, working...

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Recovery starts with Shelter: A Report by ShelterBox

ONLY 1 IN 5 FAMILIES RECEIVE SHELTER AFTER DISASTER Our research reveals a significant funding gap Have you ever stopped to think about how important it is to have a roof over your head? It makes you...

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Indonesia

Deadly earthquakes and tsunami in Indonesia

SULAWESI ISLAND HAS BEEN HIT BY A 7.5 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE AND A DEVASTATING TSUNAMI, FLATTENING EVERYTHING IN ITS PATH. On Friday 28 September, the people of Sulawesi looked on in horror as giant...

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Philippines

Responding to Tropical Storms in the Philippines

TROPICAL STORMS DISPLACE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE In December 2017, Tropical Storms brought devastation to the Philippines triggering devastating mudslides and flooding. When Storm Kai-tak, known as...

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ShelterBox orders more Thirst Aid Stations

Farnham, U.K. 02 January 2018 Pure Hydration has announced the receipt of a new order for its Thirst Aid Station emergency water purification system from international disaster relief charity...

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