Sunday 24 May 2015ShelterBox 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.
Friday 22 May 2015Poingnancy 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.
Thursday 21 May 2015A 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.
Thursday 21 May 2015Double 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.
Wednesday 20 May 2015TV’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.’
Wednesday 20 May 2015Friends 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
Tuesday 19 May 2015Over £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.
Thursday 14 May 2015ShelterBox 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.
Tuesday 12 May 2015ShelterBox 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.
Monday 11 May 2015‘Trying to dig their lives out of the rubble’ - Tales from the shaken villages of Nepal as ShelterBox helps the people of Pipaldanda
The quaintly named mountain village of Pipaldanda is, after Nepal’s catastrophic earthquake, anything but a beauty spot. ShelterBox’s Liz Odell and Liam Arthur describe a community with no school, no hospital, and families ‘trying to dig their lives out of the rubble’.