The U.S. Department of State provides information on traveling to various countries, including passport and visa requirements. Further information regarding Finland and Estonia can be found on their website.
The weather and safety conditions of Finland's capital, Helsinki, are available through the City of Helsinki's official website.
Floods: In both Finland and Estonia there is the risk of flooding, from both the coastlines and from rivers. For up-to-date notifications and advice, check the local news.
Wildfires: There is moderate risk of wildfires throughout Estonia and, primarily, in southern Finland. These trends are exacerbated by climate change and monitored by government agencies.
Extreme Heat: In both countries there is the mild chance of extreme heat during the summer months.
Snow Storms: In Finland, particularly in the north of the country, there is the chance of extreme snow and ice storms.
The National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) provides analysis of educational policy and curriculum for countries around the world. Their detailed country reports provide background about the nation, governmental context, the culture of education at various life stages, and information about professional development for educators. Reports are available for the countries of Finland and Estonia.
These reports available from the UNESCO and the CIA also provide useful background information about Finland and Estonia and their respective educational systems:
Eurydice, a resource provided by the European Union, develops reports on the educational systems of 37 European countries, including Finland and Estonia.
For more general information about the countries of Finland and Estonia, try the CIA World Factbook. This resource provides information about the geography of the country, including natural hazards. Some educational information is included underneath the "People and Society" section.
For information about the history and cultural norms in Finland and Estonia, try these resources:
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