This is an important issue. I’m currently in Lebanon with ShelterBox …… please share with your friends and donate if you can. Thanks, Mike

ShelterBox Australia's Blog


The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) announced earlier this week that the number of Syrian refugees seeking shelter and safety in neighbouring countries had passed the 1,000,000 mark. A daunting milestone for the plethora of government and non-government agencies, charities and local groups trying to house, feed and provide medical care for those fleeing their war-torn country.

Shelterbox has been working for several months to bring Shelter, Warmth and Dignity to Syrian refugees in Iraq Kurdistan; Jordan and, most recently Lebanon. Working with a network of 27 local Implementing Partners (IPs), ShelterBox has been the first agency to erect relief tents with the permission of the Lebanese Government.


Abo Ahmed and his family are from the Moaadamia district of Damascus. They fled Syria 7 months ago and sought refuge in the town of Job Jannine in the Bekaa Valley. Their home has been completely destroyed. At…

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About MikeGreenslade

Mike is General Manager of ShelterBox Australia, a ShelterBox Response Team member and photographer, based in the Northern Rivers of NSW.
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  1. Anne Seuren says:

    Keep up the good work! You do a great job! It’s fantastic to be here with you in Lebanon! I am Proud of ShelterBox’s work so far, but there is so much more help needed! Wish we could do even more!!! It’ s like Mike said: help us , help them!!! See what you can do @

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