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Celebrate World Humanitarian Day With ShelterBox

Today, ShelterBox celebrates World Humanitarian Day. Being a Humanitarian simply means caring for other human beings and doing what you can to help.  Below is a short video put together by the Communications team at ShelterBox International with footage I … Continue reading

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ShelterBox working tirelessly over the holiday season in The Philippines

ShelterBox working tirelessly over the holiday season in The Philippines.

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ShelterBox Australia End of Year Review 2011

   Here’s a copy of the newsletter I put together for ShelterBox Australia, it will give you a round-up of the year’s events, a year when ShelterBox has responded to 22 different disasters, from Japan to Libya, Madagascar to Ethiopia. … Continue reading

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ShelterBox takes over Queens Street Mall for a day

ShelterBox Australia took over Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall for the day yesterday with an eye-catching and informative display. Given the use of the performance area  between 7.00am and 3.00pm, 2 relief tents were erected, along with displays of box contents, … Continue reading

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Please vote for Nicola & ShelterBox

Friend and ShelterBox colleague, Nicola Jones has been nominated for the Humanitarian Hero Award at Aidex 2011 for her longterm work in Haiti with Shelterbox. Nicola spent 16 months responding to the Haiti earthquake of February 2010, beginning in the Dominican … Continue reading

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The long road from Addis Ababa to Dolo Ado

I’ve put together a slideshow of images shot on the journey from Addis Ababa to Dolo. We were pretty pressed for time so most of these are shot out of the window of a moving 4WD (not my favourite mode … Continue reading

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Great to see the first ShelterBox tent go up in Dolo Ado

I got back Ethiopia yesterday, after a mammoth 5-day journey, topped off by a cancelled flight in Melbourne and a 14hr lay over! Nice. I’ve been away for just over a month, my longest ShelterBox deployment yet. This deployment had … Continue reading

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ShelterBoxes arrive in Addis Ababa!

It’s taken a while, and there have a few administrative mountains to climb, a few moments of high drama, but 1600 Shelterboxes have finally arrived at Bole Cargo Terminal, Addis Ababa. I really must thank Ethiopian Airlines and UNHCR for their last … Continue reading

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ShelterBox response to the famine in Southern Ethiopia

I haven’t blogged for a couple of weeks and that’s because I’ve been in Addis Ababa with my friend and colleague, Dave Ray, exploring ways of getting much needed ShelterBox aid into Ethiopia. Down in the South of the country, … Continue reading

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