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A fire and rescue crew help evacuate residents from flood-affected homes adjacent to the river Thames in Walton-on-Thames on February 10 2014

Flood response

It's cold and wet and your home is flooded. What do you do next? Share thoughts and feelings. Explore practical and emotional options.

A man carries a friend through floodwaters as the swell of the River Ouse flows through the city of York on September 26 2012

Wade in the water

A river bursts its banks. You're trapped in a building. You'd prefer to be somewhere else. Is a piggyback the answer? Explore the depths.

People in Haiti use a handmade ladder after the bridge has been destroyed by Hurricane Matthew

Haiti hurricane

In early October 2016 Hurricane Matthew was tracked as it swept across the Atlantic. In its path was Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world.The impact of the hurricane was immense; housing and agriculture was destroyed and many people died.

An icy road in the snow

Ready for winter?

You can't stop winter happening. You can change the impact it has on you. Try this series of wintry activities in class or informal education.

Migrants keep warm by a fire as they cope with the wet and cool weather while waiting to be processed at the increasingly overwhelmed Moria camp on the island of Lesbos on October 21 2015

Out in the cold

What impact will the changing weather have on vulnerable migrants and refugees? Find out with our photo-based teaching resource.

A woman cries out as she clings to her car with flood waters gushing past her

Photographer's dilemma

Flood waters gush down a city street. A woman is hanging on, screaming for help. How did a photojournalist react? Explore the options.

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