Plan for Change: Emergencies Toolkit

When disaster strikes the most vulnerable face the greatest loss. Often, it is children who suffer the most. This toolkit from Plan Canada aims to help you explore the issue of emergencies and disasters.

The Nepal Earthquake

The Nepal Earthquake

This Oxfam resource consists of an assembly, a slideshow presentation and an accompanying script, relating to the Nepal earthquake of April 2015.

Introducing Emergencies

Introducing Emergencies

This British Red Cross resource has a range of engaging activities and examples from around the world to help primary children understand what an emergency is, why and how to prepare, and how to stay safe.

Bangladesh Geography pack

This set of resources from CAFOD are designed to support the Geography curriculum at Key Stage 1 (ages 5-7). They consist of a PowerPoint set of photo cards and classroom activities to help inspire a curiosity about the world and its people.

Flood alert

Flood alert

In this lesson students find out how flood alert systems developed in Nepal have helped save lives. They use their knowledge and skills in building electronic circuits to design and build their own flood alert system.

Monsoon proof roof

Monsoon proof roof

A global primary Upd8 from ASE and Practical Action. This resource looks at a ‘big question’ facing Mehrab, a boy who lives in Bangladesh, and his family… what material should they use for their new roof?

Médecins Sans Frontières posters and leaflets

A selection of informative, illustrated posters and leaflets from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) UK. They provide a clear insight into the work of the charity in responding to health emergencies, conflicts and disasters. They are mainly suitable for secondary students but there is also a leaflet designed for primary pupils.