Thursday 12 March 2009Second team to leave for Israel
A second ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) is due to leave for Israel on 16 March to oversee the safe arrival and onward transfer of 396 tents to the Gaza Strip.
Tuesday 10 March 2009ShelterBox Response Team volunteers arrive in Colombia disaster area
ShelterBox is responding to an appeal for assistance after heavy flooding caused widespread damage in Narino Province in the south west of the country.
Friday 06 March 2009ShelterBox operational in Gaza
Mark Pearson - now returning from Gaza - confirmed that he was able to train 10 members of the Palestinian Youth Association to assist with the continuing set up of the camp in Beit Lahia.
Thursday 05 March 2009First tents up in Gaza
SRT member Mark Pearson has supervised the distribution of the first 50 of the 200 ShelterBoxes that have now arrived in the Gaza Strip.
Tuesday 03 March 2009Gaza homeless to receive help at last
200 ShelterBoxes are due to arrive in the Gaza Strip tomorrow, giving urgently needed relief to the many thousands of people left homeless by the recent conflict.
Sunday 01 March 200916 candidates complete SRT training
The latest 9-day SRT training exercise has finished, with all 16 candidates making it through the gruelling course.
Thursday 12 February 2009ShelterBoxes greatly appreciated in Australia
50 ShelterBoxes were successful delivered to the fire-ravaged Whittlesea area yesterday. Forty boxes were distributed in Kinglake and 10 at the Whittlesea Recovery Centre. ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) volunteers Eb Friedrich (Rotary Club of Woodend) and Mark Mallman (Rotary Club of Whittlesea) were on hand for the distribution.
Tuesday 10 February 2009Fire destroys an entire village in East Sudan
Ian Neal, ShelterBox Response Team member and fireman from Cornwall, currently on deployment in Sudan spoke this morning of a fire that has destroyed an entire village east of their location.
Tuesday 10 February 2009Victorian Government responds to ShelterBox's offer of aid
Jenni Heenan, ShelterBox's General Manager of Australia today confirmed the response to the devastating fires in Victoria, Australia.
Monday 09 February 2009ShelterBox's final team in Somalia confirm 'all tents are up'
The final ShelterBox Response Team members on the ground in Hargeisa today confirm that five IDP camps have been successfully equipped with ShelterBox tents.