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Shelter box presentation_july2010 version 4


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Shelter box presentation_july2010 version 4

  1. 2. Haiti 2010
  2. 3. ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity specialising in emergency shelter provision What is ShelterBox? Warehouse at ShelterBox HQ
  3. 4. Responds instantly to natural and manmade disasters all over the world by sending green ShelterBoxes full of lifesaving equipment Our Values ShelterBox Response Teams accompany the boxes to ensure they reach those most in need What does ShelterBox do? Democratic Republic of Congo
  4. 5. ShelterBox was founded in 2000 How it started Since 2001 ShelterBox has provided shelter, warmth and dignity for families all over the world affected by natural and manmade disasters The first consignment of 143 boxes sent in to Gujarat in January 2001 Haiti 2010 The Boxing Day Tsunami response 2004
  5. 6. What’s in the Box
  6. 7. The ShelterBox disaster relief tent Each box supplies a family with a tent and quality survival equipment to use while they are displaced or homeless
  7. 8. The box has its other uses too . . . . . . .
  8. 9. Where we’ve worked
  9. 10. Volunteers ShelterBox Response Teams distribute boxes on the ground Warehouse Volunteers are on hand to to pack boxes Volunteer Speakers represent ShelterBox around the UK
  10. 11. Commitment to Donors ShelterBox gives each box its own unique number, so donors can track it via the website to its final destination
  11. 12. Partnerships The Scouts Association Rotary – A Global Rotary Club Project Other humanitarian aid agencies ShelterBox international affiliates
  12. 13. The Future Our objective is to be providing emergency shelter for 500,000 people every year.
  13. 14. Our Values <ul><li>Immediate disaster relief straight to where it’s needed </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it simple do it now </li></ul><ul><li>Value for money, for donors, accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Shelter, warmth & dignity </li></ul>
  14. 15. ShelterBox is a registered Charity no. 1096479. Company no. 4612652. President: HRH The Duchess of Cornwall