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Hidden Disaster - a free resource for KS2/3
Conflicts, droughts, earthquakes and floods occur with terrifying regularity and trigger humanitarian crises around the world. Millions of people find themselves front line news for a day but the real truth is that any crisis of this sort can carry on for More… months and years and long term support is needed to help individuals regain something of their lives. "Hidden Disaster" is a behind the scenes story written in a comic strip style on how the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid department responds to a crisis. Free copies are available via http://ec.europa.eu/unitedkingdom/information/publications/index_en.htm
The story book also exists in French, German, Italian and Dutch, email Judith.Schilling@ec.europa.eu with your order.