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Typhoon Hagupit – Many of the tens of thousands now returning to Tacloban, a wrecked city without power

Sunday 07 December 2014

Typhoon Hagupit – Many of the tens of thousands now returning to Tacloban, a wrecked city without power

ShelterBox’s Toby Ash reports back to the Cornwall-based international disaster relief agency on the initial impact of the Philippines’ latest tropical storm. He describes last Tuesday as ‘The day Tacloban stopped smiling’.

Multi-coloured ShelterBoxes bound for ebola areas

Friday 05 December 2014

Multi-coloured ShelterBoxes bound for ebola areas

Adaptable ShelterBox tries to find ways to help in any disaster. But the Cornwall-based relief charity couldn’t have foreseen its rainbow response to West Africa’s ebola crisis

Bestselling authors Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman endorse a new ShelterBox children’s book on hurricanes

Tuesday 02 December 2014

Bestselling authors Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman endorse a new ShelterBox children’s book on hurricanes

Two icons of British children’s literature are backing disaster relief charity ShelterBox’s latest publication. ‘The Day the Wind Blew’ by Claire White is illustrated by primary schoolchildren from across the UK, and will have its London book launch on 9 December.

On the right track – new ShelterBox campaign targets the capital’s commuters

Tuesday 18 November 2014

On the right track – new ShelterBox campaign targets the capital’s commuters

London train passengers are the focus of a new text-to-donate campaign by Cornwall based disaster relief charity ShelterBox

Music festival in memory of fundraising cyclist Sharon Bridgman

Friday 14 November 2014

Music festival in memory of fundraising cyclist Sharon Bridgman

A musical memorial will be held on Saturday 22 November in honour of Sharon Bridgman, who lost her life last April while fundraising for international disaster relief charity, ShelterBox

‘‘Bring good luck to our new home.’ One year on from Haiyan, ShelterBox helps the Philippines to build back better and stronger

Tuesday 04 November 2014

‘‘Bring good luck to our new home.’ One year on from Haiyan, ShelterBox helps the Philippines to build back better and stronger

Sugar, rice, salt and a happiness tree.  Local custom says these are the ingredients that bring good luck to a Filipino home. Now, ShelterBox and its partners are adding other ingredients - strong carpentry, strong partnerships, and strength against the world’s most violent storms.  

Rock the Box tops £10,000 for ShelterBox

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Rock the Box tops £10,000 for ShelterBox

A popular annual music and ale festival at Mithian in North Cornwall is celebrating another successful event. A cheque for £3,000 being handed over tomorrow (23 Oct) brings the total of funds raised for ShelterBox to over £10,000.

ShelterBox equipment offered to help fight Ebola in West Africa

Thursday 16 October 2014

ShelterBox equipment offered to help fight Ebola in West Africa

UK disaster relief charity ShelterBox has offered equipment supplies to government and medical charities in the battle to contain Ebola

Photos and video of Cornwall’s ShelterBox school equipment in Aleppo classrooms - helping Syria’s ‘lost generation’

Wednesday 15 October 2014

Photos and video of Cornwall’s ShelterBox school equipment in Aleppo classrooms - helping Syria’s ‘lost generation’

Children whose families are on the run from conflict in Syria have been described as a generation lost to education. Photos just arrived show how ShelterBox is helping to bring refugee children back into the classroom

Curate will live like a refugee, highlighting a world crisis

Friday 03 October 2014

Curate will live like a refugee, highlighting a world crisis

To draw attention to the plight of refugees worldwide the Rev’d Caspar Bush is planning to spend a week camping outside St Michael’s Church, Perranporth, in ‘only the clothes he is standing up in, and a tent provided by Shelterbox.’