ShelterBox News - September 2012
ShelterBox newsletter September 2012

ShelterBox - USA
USA - Flooding

A ShelterBox Response Team has been assessing the need for emergency shelter along the Gulf Coast in the United States, where Tropical Storm Isaac flooded the states of Louisiana and Mississippi last week.

Read the latest from the team on the ground here.

ShelterBox - Haiti
Haiti - Flooding

A ShelterBox Response Team has also been responding to the aftermath of Tropical Storm Issac in Haiti where thankfully there is less need for emergency shelter than expected.

Read the full story here.

ShelterBox - Niger
Niger - Flooding

Extreme flooding over the past month has left thousands of families homeless in Niger. Reports say it is the worst flooding seen for nearly 100 years in the West African country.

Learn how ShelterBox is helping here.

ShelterBox - Philippines
Philippines - Flooding

Tropical Storm Haikui and monsoon rains throughout August caused widespread flooding affecting around a million people in the Philippines. ShelterBox have been working in the region to help families affected.

See how ShelterBox is making a difference here.

Hurricane Katrina remembered
Hurricane Katrina remembered

ShelterBox reflects upon Hurricane Katrina which wreaked havoc upon southeast USA in August 2005.

Read interviews with recipients of ShelterBox tents and watch a Flickr slideshow of images taken during ShelterBox's response to Katrina in September 2005 here.

ShelterBox Amsterdam Challenge 2012
ShelterBox Challenge a success

Last weekend saw the city of Amsterdam play host to the annual ShelterBox Challenge. 16 teams took part from all over Europe. See photographs from this year's event and read more here.

You can also watch videos from last weekend here.

Remember A Charity Week
Remember A Charity Week

Gifts in Wills are the lifeblood of many UK charities but while 74% of people support causes they care about in their life, only 7% include a charitable gift in their Will. ShelterBox will be celebrating Remember A Charity Week from 17th-23rd September.

Learn more about how you can get involved here.

ShelterBox Dartmoor Challenge 2012
ShelterBox Dartmoor Challenge 2012

The ShelterBox Dartmoor Challenge 2012 is just around the corner. Participating teams across the country are readying their last minute preparations and supporters and families are getting excited for a weekend on the beautiful Devon moor.

Find out more about how you can enjoy the challenge here.