Many games, publications and documents have been developed to introduce safety concepts and useful Civil Protection information to children.

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The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (Sendai Framework) is the first major agreement of the post-2015 development agenda, with seven targets and four priorities for action. It was endorsed by the UN General Assembly following the 2015 Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR). At this link it is available in a child version.

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UNISDR and UNICEF have produced together an educational kit for children called “Let’s learn to prevent disasters!”. It includes the board game 'RISKLAND' whereby players learn about what they can do to reduce disaster impacts by answering questions and advancing along the board’s winding path. It aims to provide the educational community and children with an innovative and interactive tool for risk management.
All material downloadable in pdf version.

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A disaster simulation game from UN and /ISDR (International Strategy for Disaster Reduction).
The interactive game aims at teaching children how to build safer villages and cities against disasters. By playing, they will learn how the location and the construction materials can make a difference when disasters strike and how early warning system evacuation plan can save lives.

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In the national website of the Spanish civil protection, this section is completely dedicated to children. There are interactive games, dissemination manuals in e-book format suitable for young audiences and material to download and burn on DVD.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Youth Preparedness Program in 2003 launched an advertising campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. They created the characters of Ray, Gayle, Misti, Sonny, and Raina to address a public of youngsters with games and training material dedicated to different age groups . All the material is free and downloadable at this link.

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A Prep Rally in the US is an event that educates children and families about emergency preparedness. Prep Rallies provide community members with the resources they need to get ready and be safety advocates. On the website plenty of any sort of material to support and organize a Prep-rally event.
From the “Child guide”, the “Family guide”, the “Playbook” with many games, quizzes etc, up to Event flyer, Press release template, Children’s pledge, Completion certificate, all available and downloadable for free.

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EDURISK is primarily a project designed for schools to provide teachers with the tools to create learning paths on knowledge of seismic and volcanic activity. It has involved over the years more than 4,000 teachers and more than 70,000 students in 14 Italian regions. In the website downloadable training materials for kids and youngsters of all ages.

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The editorial project Aiuto!Tu, i disastri e la Protezione Civile (HELP! You, disasters and Civil Protection) was created with the precise aim of explaining to the youngest what Civil Protection is, when it intervenes, and who are the people who are part of it; what are causes of the of natural and anthropogenic risks, what are the ways to self-protection in case of direct involvement, the rules and the conduct to keep to avoid hazardous situations.
The e-book is free and downloadable here.


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The project CIVILINO started in 2003 in Umbria. The fantasy character of “Civilino”(the mascot of the project) was created to facilitate the communication of Bastia Umbra’s Municipal Civil Protection Plan to local schools.
Its main goal is to increase the level of resilience of all citizens, starting from the youngest, by designing new initiatives to increase awareness in children and adults on civil protection issues.
The project developed educational material dedicated to young kids.
3 Animation video on flood, earthquake and fire emergencies plus 4 games (downloadable in pdf version or available in the interactive version on line).

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ISDR is the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction that brings together many organizations, universities and institutions for a common goal: reducing the number of dead and injured caused by natural disasters. Stop Disaster! is a disaster simulation game promoted from UN/ISDR. Players can simulate different situation such as Tsunami, Hurricane, Wide Fire and Flood. They aim to find solution to save the greatest number of people. 

 

Be a Hero start from that disaster affect everyone. So it take everyone - youth, parents, and communty members - to help prepare. For kids there are two games. Disaster Master is a simulation from home fires to earthquakes. The players make a right choice and earn points to get the next level. Build a kit is a mission where in different location players have to find what you need for an emergency kit. For parents there are an Emergency Checklist Kit and a Family Plan. Young children and teen alike need to be part of the process for their own safety and sense of empowerment. Finally, for educators there are multidisciplinary lessons that teach what do before, during and after an emergency while fostering skilss such as problem solving, teamwork, creativity, leadership, and communication. 

 

  
The Kid Should See This is a growing library of smart&super cool, "not made for kids, but perfect for them" videos that can be watched in the classroom or together at home. Each video is selected to contribute to a kid-frendly corner on the internet that doesn't understimate what children can learn or what they might be interested in. The Fire Lab in Missoula, Montana, is a very big organization with knowledge in fire behaviour. It also has info for kids.