CAFOD’s Refugee Animation

Every minute 30 people are forced from their homes. This animation encourages children and young people to reflect on journeys made in history and by their own families. It explains that the refugee crisis is global, yet the vast majority of refugees stay close to their home countries.

Brighten Up day

These resources from CAFOD help pupils to understand that poverty stops people from living life to the full. CAFOD works with communities around the world to end poverty and build a brighter world.

Climate Change in Urban Areas: Bangladesh Case Study

This detailed resource from the University of Manchester investigates the impact of climate change on urban areas, focusing on the real-life stories of families living in informal settlements in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka.

IRIN Films – humanitarian news and analysis

These short documentary films from the United Nations’ Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs present forgotten humanitarian crises. Examples include hard-hitting topics such as: problems with recent elections in Kenya, female

HIV / AIDS

World AIDS Day Ribbon image

According to UNICEF, every minute one child dies and four children lose a parent due to an AIDS-related illness. HIV/AIDS is surrounded by murky layers of prejudice and misunderstanding, so it’s important to teach about this issue in order to create a safer, fairer and healthier world.