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Age: 9+ / youth group (11-18).

These resources challenge pupils to think about disasters and emergencies.

The interactive simulation game, Emergency Exit, shows the devastating impact of a disaster on a community living in poverty.

Participants must plan the evacuation of a flood-hit area in either a particularly poor part of Metro Manila, a region of the Philippines, or the village of Balashighat in Bangladesh.

In the download you will find: 

  • Disaster Zone simulation game
  • Notes for teachers
  • Case study: Haiti
  • Case study: Philippines
  • School presentation & Assembly 
  • Worksheet
  • RE Teaching notes

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