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We – just as you are, are only too well aware of the fragility of global political and emergency events these days. For a number of years we have been purchasing a full Shelter Box whenever there is a significant event in which thousands of people suffer loss of homes and start to feel isolated and hungry. The company feels that immediate assistance is what is required and shelterbox deliver their remarkably efficient kits very fast, getting people undershelter, protected from the worst of the elements and able to prepare food. Our latest box has gone To Kenya, we hope it helps and wish that it would be the last needed. However, we know that is unlikely and are fully prepared to support Shelter Box again when the need arises.
As a company we have supported the work of ShelterBox based in Cornwall for the last few years and purchase one of their remarkable support boxes whenever we can. In response to the recent and dramatic events in Japan we have purchased a box to assist with the immediate support of families who have lost all their posessions and homes due to the tsunami and earthquake. I am sure that like us you cannot imagine the devastation and effects this will have on families and their work, their ability to function and the enormous difficulty in recovering. Read the rest of this entry »