Our Rotary Heroes

by ShelterBox Canada August 6, 2021

Read about a few of our current ShelterBox Canada Hero award winners and how they supported us throughout the last year. 


The Forgotten Crises: What is happening in the Lake Chad Basin?

by Stephanie Christensen August 3, 2021

Conflict has devastated the Lake Chad Basin for the last 12 years, and affects over 10 million people across four countries. Learn more about this crisis and the families who desperately need humanitarian assistance.

A woman holding a child stands next to another woman in front of a tent. The women are both smiling.


How Innovation Supports Sustainability

by JoAnna Black July 27, 2021

When families receive ShelterBox aid, it is theirs to keep and use however they wish. Over the years, we have seen many examples of innovative ways that families use their aid items, from convenience stores to hair salons and more. Read on to learn the creative ways families use their aid to support sustainability.

Domi looking at the camera, wearing his ShelterBox lanyard and a safety vest


Interview with Domi from ShelterBox Operations Philippines

by Heather Stevens July 19, 2021

We spoke to Domi, the warehouse and logistics supervisor at the ShelterBox Operations Philippines office. Read on to hear about his journey with ShelterBox, what his job involves, and his message to ShelterBox supporters.


Monitoring Impact in Burkina Faso

by JoAnna Black July 9, 2021

At ShelterBox, we constantly strive to improve our aid by talking to families who have received it. Recently, in-country teams returned to families to find out how the aid you provided impacted their recovery.

Woman crouching next to a water filling station


The Forgotten Crises: Five things you need to know about Tigray

by Stephanie Christensen July 6, 2021

Ethiopia is experiencing one of the world’s gravest humanitarian crises, with over 4.5 million people in desperate need of assistance. Here are the five things you should know.

Families in Ethiopia line up to receive ShelterBox aid


Does Famine Still Exist?

by JoAnna Black June 30, 2021

Does famine still exist? Learn more about what famine means, what causes it, and how you can help families experiencing humanitarian crisis.


G7 Summit 2021: What will be on the table?

by ShelterBox Canada June 3, 2021

The G7 is taking place in Cornwall, the location of our ShelterBox Headquarters. Our CEO, Sanj Srikanthan, shared these thoughts on what topics need to be a priority this year.


Mount Nyiragongo: The Aftermath of a Volcanic Eruption

by Stephanie Christensen May 28, 2021

On the evening of May 22, 2021, Mount Nyiragongo volcano suddenly erupted in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Learn more about the deadly impact a volcano can have and how ShelterBox prepares to respond to these disasters.


2 Million Reasons to Thank You

by JoAnna Black May 10, 2021

ShelterBox has supported 2 million people in their recovery after disaster or conflict has devastated their lives. This includes people who’ve been given full shelters, tools to rebuild, and household items to help return to normal. Whatever the disaster, whatever the need, you have been there for 2 million people!


One Year On: How coronavirus has affected our work

by JoAnna Black April 8, 2021

In the last year, coronavirus has changed everything. From the way we work to the way we socialize, we’ve adapted in many areas of our lives.

And it’s no different here at ShelterBox.


What we learned after opening ShelterBox Operations Philippines

by Heather Stevens February 5, 2021

In 2017, ShelterBox established an in-country office in the Philippines to help with disaster responses in the most disaster-stricken country in the world. Learn more about what this experience has taught us.


Remembering major earthquake responses – Gujarat 2001 and Haiti 2010

by Heather Stevens January 21, 2021

January 2001 and 2010 will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Read about two of our most important earthquake responses and learn more about earthquakes.


Remote Training: How we’re training teams and communities during coronavirus

by JoAnna Black December 11, 2020

Delivering training is crucial for the success of our projects. See how we’ve conducted remote training this year despite the challenges posed by coronavirus.


20 Years of ShelterBox: 4 Volunteer Stories that Take us Back

by ShelterBox Canada November 17, 2020

As we celebrate our 20th birthday this year, we couldn’t forget our volunteers who dedicate their time and effort to help us make sure families receive emergency shelter after disaster.


Everything I Learned about Weathering Coronavirus I Learned from Disaster Relief

by JoAnna Black October 19, 2020

ShelterBox Response Team Member, Yi Shun Lai, shares the lessons she has learned from disaster relief and her thoughts on how they can help during the pandemic.


How We Get Aid to the People That Need it

by JoAnna Black October 2, 2020

Learn more about how ShelterBox prepositions aid around the world to ensure families get the support they need as quickly as possible.


Mark’s Cross Canada Ride for ShelterBox

by ShelterBox Canada September 18, 2020

Mark Keating went Off the Grid in August 2020 on a cross-Canada motorcycle journey in support of ShelterBox and was able to raise over $6,500 for families recovering after disaster around the world.


International Literacy Day – Reflecting on the importance of literacy

by ShelterBox Canada September 8, 2020

This International Literacy Day, we take a moment to reflect on the importance of literacy and how it impacts our work around the world. Read more to learn how you can take part.


World Humanitarian Day – Celebrating the supporters that make it all possible

by ShelterBox Canada August 19, 2020