Emergencies

Many children face danger after a natural disaster or an emergency. The teacher resources in this collection raise students' awareness about both natural and war-related emergencies, the ensuing humanitarian response and other areas of UNICEF's emergency response.

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Through discussion, reading, and video, students will discover that...
  • 3-5
Through experiential exercises, readings, and videos, students will...
  • 6-8
This UNICEF Canada resource provides an overview about humanitarian...
  • 9-12
This UNICEF Canada resource provides an overview about humanitarian...
  • 6-8
  • 3-5
This activity sheet, deveoped by UNICEF Australia, utilizes real-life...
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
Two years after the 12 January 2010 earthquake, the scars of disaster are...
  • 9-12
This factsheet, developed by UNICEF Australia, provides background...
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
Want to help children in emergencies?  Use this versatile Fundraising...
  • PK-2
  • 3-5
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  • 9-12
This primer on the Philippines and Super Typhoon Haiyan grounds Educators...
  • 3-5
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The Philippines survived Super Typhoon Haiyan but faces an uncertain...
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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Thousands of Palestinian refugees live at a refugee camp in Lebanon. UNICEF...
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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Feb 2014 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham visits young survivors...
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  • 9-12
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Watch a video about secondary school children in Georgia who participated i...
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
In storm-hit Philippines, a space to help children recover
Jericho, 12 years old, talks about how a child friendly space has helped hi...
  • 3-5
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UNICEF reports on the ground in Haiti just weeks after the devastating eart...
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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UNICEF reports on the recovery process in Haiti six months after the earthq...
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
Refugees fleeing Libya face challenges and violence at a refugee camp...
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  • 9-12
Sebastian, a young boy in Haiti, describes his family’s ordeal after the...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
UNICEF Radio: Listen as UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello discusses the...
  • 9-12
UNICEF radio interviews the UNICEF Director of Emergency Programs, Louis...
  • 6-8
  • 9-12