A woman stands outside her house which has partly collapsed from the earthquake in Nepal

Disaster zone game

If a disaster struck your home, what would you try to save? This game will help pupils explore the practical and emotional impacts of a disaster.

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.

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This assembly will help pupils to understand more about disasters and can be used in response to a new disaster when it happens.

This presentation introduces the topic of disasters and can be used alongside the disaster zone game.

These teaching notes are designed to help teachers prepare for the disaster zone game.

This simulation game challenges pupils to think about what they would do in emergency situations.

This case study includes facts, figures and eyewitness accounts from the earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010.

This case study provides information on flooding that happened in the Philippines in 2012.

This worksheet provides a range of activities about disasters and emergencies.

These teaching notes provide suggestions for classroom discussions and activities with a religious context.