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A mother takes care of her children at a tent city in Tacloban on the eastern island of Leyte on October 14 2014 which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013

Typhoon Haiyan: One year on

A collection of activities for teachers to help students reflect on life a year on from typhoon Haiyan.

Popole Misenga a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo and a judo athlete

Live your passion

Who would you rather talk to? A refugee who has fled a war zone or an athlete competing in the Olympic games in Rio 2016?

Red cross staff helping mothers and children in Badanrero

East Africa facing hunger

Food shortages are hard to contemplate: the human suffering is intense, and news footage can be difficult to watch. This edition of Newsthink provides thoughtful activities for approaching the current crises in East Africa and Yemen.

A sign reading 'Please help us!' is displayed while children play outside their makeshift tents in rice fields in the Philippines

After an earthquake

Children play, hours after an earthquake destroyed their homes. What do students want to know? Help them take ownership of their learning.

Doctors Without Borders staff are seen during a surgery after a US airstrike on MSF hospital in Kunduz Afghanistan on October 03 2015

Attacks on health care

Help young people understand that the protection of humanity in war requires commitment to firm principles and can pose challenging dilemmas. Groups can try out an actual question posed in the training of humanitarian staff and volunteers.

Turkish aid workers give water to Syrian refugees waiting for permission to enter Turkey at Yumurtalik crossing gate near Suruc Turkey Wednesday Sept 24 2014

Barriers to humanity

Explore barriers to humanitarian aid and actions in conflict zones.

School students taking part in a workshop

Build resilience

When is the best time to think about what to do in a crisis? Reflect, explore and experiment with this collection of crisis situations.

People inspect Jeremy Deller's Baghdad car bomb installation, entitled Baghdad, 5 March 2007, on display at the Imperial War Museum

Burnt out

It's a heap of crumpled metal that's also a moving art work. Explore a disturbing, gut-wrenching way of communicating the reality of war.

A traffic sign informs travellers to conserve water as they pass through California September 10 2014

California drought

What happens when the well runs dry? Explore the impact of a four year drought on Californian residents.

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