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08 Feb 2017
The ban on refugees and people from several countries entering the United States dominated news coverage. Explore the impact on the people affected, including two sisters who waited at an airport while their mother was detained.
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.
Children play, hours after an earthquake destroyed their homes. What do students want to know? Help them take ownership of their learning.
Explore barriers to humanitarian aid and actions in conflict zones.
When is the best time to think about what to do in a crisis? Reflect, explore and experiment with this collection of crisis situations.
What happens when the well runs dry? Explore the impact of a four year drought on Californian residents.
Can you get concussion from a cheese roll? Yes - if it's the centuries-old custom of cheese rolling that thrives even in our supposedly risk-averse age. What are the actual risks at community events like this and how do we manage them?
In a crisis, someone has to decide what to do. Even if you’re scared, you still have to decide. Even if you have no reliable information, you still have to decide. You may also have to reassure others that your decisions are sound.
Find out what happened when a Sierra Leonean man became infected with Ebola. Explore kindness, compassion and lessons in resilience.
Perfect as a quick classroom activity, use this fun icebreaker to raise awareness of some key aspects of emergencies.
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