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Humanitarianism and the Red Cross

Our free teaching resources use the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement to help young people consider humanitarian issues and encourage compassion, courage and the desire to help others.

Get primary and secondary teaching ideas about: 

  • what it means to be human / humanitarian
  • what humanitarianism is and why it's important to help people in need
  • the work of the Red Cross in the UK and abroad.

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Explore humanitarianism with our free teaching resources, which are ideal for PSHE and Citizenship teachers.

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