Japan – Earthquake and Tsunami left 500,000+ displaced Initial 444 boxes arrived in country as of March 17; hundreds more en route Bolivia – Flooding and Landslides claiming 50 lives and left thousands homeless 200 ShelterBoxes have been sent. 125 ShelterBoxes have been delivered to families who lost their homes. Madagascar – Landslides and Flood Damage left thousands homeless 400 ShelterBoxes and 4 Classrooms in a Box were sent to the worst affected areas.
ShelterBox is delivering aid in the form of shelter, warmth and dignity to disaster survivors. Each box contains a disaster relief tent, water purification, cook-stove, cooking and eating utensils, blankets and other tools to help families rebuild.
ShelterBoxes help families rebuild their lives after losing everything in a disaster. Since 2000, ShelterBox has helped over a million disaster survivors in more than 70 countries after over 140 disasters.