Shelter refers to a, typically basic structure or building that covers or provides protection, including the following:;Protection from the weather

*Dugout (shelter), a primitive house made by digging a hole in the ground
*Public transport stops, such as:
**Bus shelter
**Tram stop
**Railway platform
**Taxi stand
*Shelter half, a military tent used in UK and Australia
*Typhoon shelter, protects boats from typhoons

;Places of refuge
* Animal shelter for stray pets
* Emergency shelter from natural disasters, etc.
* Homeless shelter for vagrants
* Women's shelter for abused women

;War related
* Air-raid shelter
* Fallout shelter
* Blast shelter
* Refugee shelter
* Tent city
* Hardened Aircraft Shelter

;Groups or organisations
*Shelter (band), an American krishnacore band
*Shelter Centre, an NGO supporting humanitarian shelter
*Shelter (charity), a British charity campaigning to end homelessness and bad housing
*Shelter Insurance, a US mutual insurance company
*Shelter Records, a record label

*Shelter (automobile), a Dutch experimental city car of the 1950s

*Rock shelter

*"Gimme Shelter", a 1969 song by The Rolling Stones
*"Shelter (1998 film)", a 1998 film starring John Allen Nelson
*"Shelter (2007 film)", a 2007 film starring Brad Rowe
*"Shelter (2009 film)", a 2009 film starring Julianne Moore
*"Shelter (book)", a novel by Susan Palwick published by Tor in 2007
*"Shelter (book)", a 1973 book by Lloyd Kahn examining human habitats
*"Shelter (musical)"
*"Shelter (song)"

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