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World Humanitarian Day 2022

by Nicky Stephens, ShelterBox Digital Marketing & Innovation Manager 16/08/2022

Discover everything you need to know about World Humanitarian Day and meet four real-life humanitarians.

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Drought Crisis in East Africa

by Stephanie Christensen 09/08/2022

The Horn of Africa is experiencing the worst drought in over 40 years. Learn more about this crisis and how shelter can make an impact.

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Evolution of our solar light

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 25/07/2022

Read how we listened to communities to adapt our solar lights.

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Six summer reads from ShelterBox Book Club

by John Stanbury, Public Fundraising Assistant 24/07/2022

Have a look at these 6 summer reads picked exclusively by ShelterBox Book Club.

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The plastic problem: our commitment to do better

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 30/06/2022

Plastic pollution is a global problem. Read more about it and see how ShelterBox is committed to reducing unnecessary single-use plastic from our aid packaging.

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The power of a Gift in your Will

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 29/06/2022

Gifts in Wills are incredibly important to charities. Learn how to leave a gift in your Will and everything you need to know before deciding.

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Q&A with Durian Sukegawa – Author of Sweet Bean Paste

by Nicky Stephens, ShelterBox Digital Marketing & Innovation Manager 13/06/2022

In spring 2022, the members of the ShelterBox Book Club read ‘Sweet Bean Paste’ by Durian Sukegawa. We compiled questions from our members for Durian, take a look at his written answers.

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LGBTQ+ Pride Month – 8 steps to being a better ally

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 06/06/2022

LGBTQ+ Pride Month is here. Learn how to be a better ally to the LGBTQ+ community and challenge the norms.

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Extreme storms: 3 stories of survival you should read

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 23/05/2022

Climate change is making extreme storms even more devastating. Read 3 stories of survival after extreme storms in Vanuatu and Malawi.

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Preparing for another active Hurricane season

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 17/05/2022

The 2022 Atlantic Basin hurricane season is more active than usual, with more powerful named storms than average since the start of the season. Read how we’re preparing.

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5 Inspiring fundraising stories we love

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 08/05/2022

From physical challenges to camping in the freezing cold, here are some of our favourite fundraising stories.

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How we reached 100,000 people in the Philippines after Typhoon Rai

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 14/04/2022

See how we worked with partners to reach 20,000 families after Typhoon Rai.

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How to help people affected by the Ukraine crisis

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 27/03/2022

Read how you can help people affected by the Ukraine crisis.

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7 things you need to know about the Syrian conflict

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 15/03/2022

In March 2011, peaceful protests in Syria escalated into brutal conflict that’s still ongoing. Read 7 facts about the conflict in Syria.

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5 Things you should know about the latest IPCC report

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 07/03/2022

The latest IPCC Report on climate change is out. Read 5 of the main findings of this report and why our work is important in the fight against climate change.

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What are climate-related disasters?

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 16/02/2022

Our changing climate is making large weather events like droughts and hurricanes worse. Learn more about climate-related disasters.

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What is Lent and why do people give things up? 5 things you should know about Lent 2022

by Hollie Clements, Community Fundraising Officer 20/01/2022

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2021 Haiti Earthquake: How we reached families affected the most

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 14/01/2022

See how ShelterBox worked with partners to respond to the 2021 Haiti earthquake, despite the challenges.

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How to beat the winter blues: 4 easy ways

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive 23/12/2021

As the temperatures drop and the days remain short, it’s not uncommon for many of us to be feeling a little blue. Here are four easy ways to beat the winter blues and start looking forward to Spring.

A girl smiling through a tent in Syria

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The importance of home

by Professor Paul Howard-Jones 07/12/2021

Child psychologist Paul Howard-Jones reflects on the importance of a safe and stable home on a child’s development.