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An earthquake struck part of central Italy in August. Encourage young people to explore the humanitarian response with the following activities.
20 Apr 2017
Food shortages are hard to contemplate, but this edition of Newsthink provides thoughtful activities for approaching the current crises in East Africa and Yemen.
14 Jun 2017
Explore how acting with humanity can make a difference to people affected by the London Bridge attack, and consider the role of emergency planning in reducing harm.
13 Jun 2017
Find out about young Syrians who practise Parkour – the sport of climbing, running and jumping around buildings. In addition, discuss luck and preparation in times of crisis with the story of a surfer who survived 32 hours at sea.
02 Jun 2017
How can primary teachers support children when shocking and distressing events appear in the news? This resource provides guidance and activities to help children explore their emotions.
24 May 2017
This edition encourages young people to consider ways that the public helped each other after the explosion in Manchester. It also explores the role of practical help and emotional support.
25 Jan 2017
Like other forms of adversity, bad weather is an opportunity – to solve problems, help others, practise skills and build understanding. These activities cover topics from coping emotionally to calculating the cost–benefit of evacuation.
24 Mar 2017
Westminster has been the site of a sudden, unexpected attack. The heart of London saw loss of life and severe injuries, but also people moving to help and support one another.
How can primary teachers support children when shocking and distressing events appear in the news? This resource provides guidance and activity ideas to help children explore their emotions following news of a traumatic event.
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