2020 Has Been A Year Like No Other
We’re preparing to help families in need. While coronavirus grabs a hold of the world, extreme weather events are lurking, and breaking records.
This year’s Atlantic Basin hurricane season is more active than usual. The NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) have already recorded more powerful named storms than average since the start of the season. In fact, prior to August there was a record high of nine major named storms, and now before September we’ve already seen thirteen, another record high.
Hurricanes Laura and Marco pounded through the Caribbean and the US Gulf Coast destroying homes across Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the USA, and claiming lives. But experts predict the worst has yet to come.
An abnormally active hurricane season is not good news for families living in at-risk locations in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Families in these areas are still trying to protect themselves from a deadly global pandemic, while also trying to prepare for the inevitable. It is unimaginable what these families must be dealing with right now.
Thanks to your support, here at ShelterBox we’re constantly on standby, monitoring weather events, keeping a close eye on these storms, and trying to be as prepared as possible. One way we do this is by stocking warehouses full of aid near high-risk areas. This will allow aid to travel less when families need it most.
Families Need Your Help Today
We need your help today.
Help us be prepared for the inevitable.
By donating today, you are ensuring that when disaster strikes, ShelterBox will be there for families who need it most. Ready with emergency shelter and urgent aid, like water filters when drinking sources have been destroyed, solar lights when power lines go down, blankets to keep the family dry and warm, and tools to help families rebuild and self-recover after these tragic and destructive events.
Will you help us be prepared?
Please donate today.
Please note: To be as effective as possible we do not accept donations to specific disasters.