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Stop Disasters!

“Stop Disasters!” simulates natural hazards and serves as an interactive educational tool for children aged 9-16.

It enables players to experience 5 natural environmental hazards (wildfires, earthquakes, floods, tsunamis and hurricanes). Learn of the risks posed by natural hazards and manage your resources. Build schools, hospitals, housing and defences to protect the local population. Play multiple realistic disaster scenarios including tsunami, wildfire and earthquakes.

Why is UNDRR making an online game on disaster risk reduction?

Education is key for reducing children’s risks to disasters. Children are one of the most vulnerable groups when disasters occur. If we teach them from an early age about the risks posed by natural hazards, children will have a better chance to save their lives during disasters.

This online game aims at teaching children how to build safer villages and cities against disasters. Children will learn through playing how the location and the construction materials of houses can make a difference when disasters strike and how early warning systems, evacuation plans and education can save lives.

Children are the future architects, mayors, doctors, and parents of the world of tomorrow. If they know what to do to reduce the impact of disasters, they will create a safer world.

 

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