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Only 1 in 5 Families Receive Shelter After Disaster

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 9:36 am | ShelterBox

Disaster relief charity ShelterBox has published research showing that, for every family receiving vital emergency shelter aid (1.2 million families), there are four other families around the world who received no help at all (6.7 million families). ... More >>

Kiwi is working to help and house Rohingya refugees

Sunday, 26 November 2017, 1:40 pm | ShelterBox

The Rohingya Crisis Kiwi Jimmy Griffith is working to help and house Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. More than half a million Rohingya people are facing fresh perils living in makeshift camps in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh where the coming cyclone season ... More >>

Shine for ShelterBox and brighten lives

Saturday, 15 July 2017, 1:43 pm | ShelterBox

Shine for ShelterBox and brighten lives darkened by disaster As the darker months begin, lights are going on all across New Zealand. Lighting is so much a part of our celebrations, bringing communities and families together. But in parts of the ... More >>

ShelterBox New Zealand announces new Vice-Regal Patron

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 2:46 pm | ShelterBox

ShelterBox New Zealand is delighted and honoured to announce that Her Excellency The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand, has graciously accepted an invitation to become our Vice-Regal Patron. Dame Patsy ... More >>

ShelterBox Aid Team arrives in Haiti

Monday, 10 October 2016, 9:36 am | ShelterBox

ShelterBox, the international emergency shelter experts, is sending aid and a response team to Haiti in the wake of the most powerful Caribbean hurricane in nearly a decade More >>

ShelterBox is sending a team to Italy

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 12:19 pm | ShelterBox

ShelterBox is sending a team to Italy following 6.2 quake southeast of Perugia A severe earthquake at 1:36 am GMT struck south-east of the Italian city of Perugia last night, killing at least 21, with an unknown number trapped beneath rubble in ... More >>

ShelterBox aid workers take cover

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 1:05 pm | ShelterBox

ShelterBox aid workers take cover as second cyclone in six weeks brings more misery to Fiji More >>

ShelterBox's $2 million response to aid Fiji

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 10:42 am | ShelterBox

ShelterBox’s $2 million response to get Fiji ‘back on its feet’ after Cyclone devastation More >>

‘Care under Canvas’ – ShelterBox supports hospital in Nepal

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 1:01 pm | ShelterBox

‘Care under canvas – unsafe Kathmandu hospital buildings have been condemned, so Nepal’s wounded are being treated in ShelterBox tents’ More >>

ShelterBox mobilising 1,000 rebuild kits after Cyclone Pam

Monday, 16 March 2015, 9:38 am | ShelterBox

Quarter of a million could be homeless across Vanuatu after ‘monster’ Cyclone ‘ShelterBox mobilising 1,000 kits to help rebuild’ Disaster relief agency ShelterBox is mobilising aid and a response team as the Pacific paradise of Vanuatu counts the ... More >>

ShelterBox responds to Cyclone Hit Vanuatu

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 12:57 pm | ShelterBox

ShelterBox responds to Cyclone Hit Vanuatu Disaster relief charity ShelterBox is poised to mobilise aid to help victims of Cyclone Pam in the South Pacific. More >>

Iraq’s displaced families to receive ShelterBox aid

Monday, 14 July 2014, 11:59 am | ShelterBox

This week Hastings fire officer and ShelterBox New Zealand response team member Mike Peachey will deploy to Iraq Kurdistan to deliver humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees as part of a response by the international disaster relief organisation, ShelterBox. More >>

ShelterBox Kiwi helps remote communities in Philippines

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 2:41 pm | ShelterBox

Over 100 days on since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, ShelterBox continues to help bring shelter and other vital aid to assist communities in some of the most remote areas, like the inland municipality of Dagami on the island of Leyte. More >>

The Shortbread Trust: Cycling For Those In Need

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 10:26 am | ShelterBox

Jimmy Griffith is a man on a mission. On Saturday 1 March he sets off on a 2800 kilometre charity cycle ride around the South Island to raise awareness, and donations, for The Shortbread Trust and ShelterBox. More >>

ShelterBox responds to Indonesia volcano eruption

Saturday, 15 February 2014, 10:22 am | ShelterBox

A ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) is travelling to Java, Indonesia and will arrive on 15 February to carry out needs assessments following the eruption of yet another volcano in the Asian country – Mount Kelud on the heavily populated island of Java. ... More >>

ShelterBox CEO Alison Wallace visits Philippines

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 3:30 pm | ShelterBox

New Zealander Alison Wallace and Chief Executive of ShelterBox, is travelling to the Philippines to see for herself how ShelterBox aid is helping communities devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. More >>

ShelterBoxes are sheltering people in the Philippines

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 12:03 pm | ShelterBox

It's hard to imagine where to begin with getting vital supplies to men, women and children without shelter or access to food and water in the Philippines. More >>

ShelterBox helps Typhoon survivors

Monday, 11 November 2013, 9:19 am | ShelterBox

The stories coming out of the Philippines are unimaginable. Rushing water and wind tearing children away from their parents' arms. A death toll that's risen to over 10,000 and will likely rise. One of the most intense typhoons on record, Haiyan ( ... More >>

ShelterBox invites you to put your best foot forward

Monday, 21 October 2013, 12:56 pm | ShelterBox

ShelterBox is inviting schools, youth groups, workplaces and Rotary clubs to take part in an exciting international event, Socks 4 Syria. The idea is simple. Ask everyone to show their silly, odd or colourful socks for a day and bring in a donation. It’s ... More >>

Kiwi First Responder Deploys to the Philippines

Friday, 18 October 2013, 1:05 pm | ShelterBox

Three popular central islands in the Philippines have been shaken by a powerful earthquake that hit early on Tuesday morning during a national public holiday. The 7.2-magnitude earthquake smashed the central island of Bohol on Tuesday morning, ripping apart ... More >>