A team from the Cornish charity Shelterbox is in Somaliland where a savage drought is threatening millions of people.Read the full story ›
A team from Shelterbox is returning to Cornwall from Italy after helping to set up accommodation for those displaced by the earthquakeRead the full story ›
Cornish Charity Shelterbox say they are preparing to travel to Italy after parts of the country was devastated by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake.
Dozens are feared dead after the quake stuck in the early hours of the morning near the city of Perugia.
Shelterbox provides emergency shelter and tools for families affected by disasters across the world.
ShelterBox team to Italy within 24 hrs. Ready to help after quake. In touch with Rotary and affiliate colleagues. https://t.co/v5RdWh42BS
The frantic search underway for trapped survivors after Amatrice, Italy quake. https://t.co/45y1iAtkCm
Just as the distribution of kits to families had finished, the offices of ShelterBox's distribution partner were wrecked by an air strike.Read the full story ›
Cornwall based charity 'Shelterbox' have been providing much needed help to people in Ecuador following a massive earthquake.Read the full story ›
A Cornwall based charity has been advising Prince Harry on an official visit to Nepal.
Disaster relief organisation Shelterbox was asked to help plan the Royal Tour. Its teams provided aid in many parts of the country following earthquakes in 2015.
The Cornwall based disaster relief agency ShelterBox is set to operate from two sites starting this summer. The charity will become a two-centre operation, with its packing warehouse in Helston and a new HQ in Truro.
The move will be to Falcon House, on the corner of Charles Street and Calenick Street. But it may not be until June before the new building is ready to receive staff.
The aim is to transfer everyone except those who manage the Helston warehouse.
Cornish charity ShelterBox has flown volunteers to the Turkey-Syria border to help deal with growing number of refugees there.Read the full story ›
The jury in the trial of Shelterbox founder Tom Henderson and his son John will start a fourth day of deliberations today.
The 65-year-old from Helston is accused of securing lucrative contracts for his son to help him buy a new house. They both deny conspiracy to commit fraud, along with another man, Darren Gervis.
The jury has been sent out in the trial of the founder of Cornish aid charity Shelterbox.
Tom Henderson (seen above on the left) is accused of awarding contracts for camping and survival equipment to his son's firm.
Tom and John Henderson both deny conspiracy to defraud, as does a third man Darren Gervis, from Beaminster in Dorset, who's accused of trying to hide the details from trustees.