This lesson contains 31 slides, with interactive quizzes, text slides and 10 videos.
Lesson duration is: 90 min
Typhoon 'Goni' is the strongest storm of the year in the Philippines. The electricity is out and roads are impassable due to the flash floods. There are many dead and injured people. Fishing boats and crops have been completely wiped out. Everything has to be rebuilt. What relief supplies do the Philippines need most?
Are your emergency response teams making the right choices? Play the 'Humanity Game' and find out. As a game master you guide the students through this game. The manual describes the course of the game and gives further instruction. You deal with 4 disasters; 4 rounds in which students are watching impressive videos and then taking the knowledge test to earn money for new relief supplies. They will discover a lot about the Red Cross and the relief support in major disasters. Good luck!
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With a disaster it is of no importance who you are, where you live, or what your background is. Therefore we help everyone who is in need.
World’s biggest humanitarian network of volunteers.
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Slide 3 - Video
Are there emergency response teams?
Does each team have a name?
Have you got the basic stock of relief supplies?
Are you ready to go?
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Slide 5 - Video
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Slide 7 - Video
To warn the population of an approaching natural disaster, the Red Cross can use social media. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using social media as an alert medium? Name 3 in total:
Slide 8 - Open question
Besides providing assistance afterwards, we also pay attention
to preventative assistance in The Philippines. Who does what to help prevent damage and victims?
Signal dangers and then warn others
Make plans to evacuate the population
Help to make houses sturdier
Slide 9 - Drag question
A lot of Red Cross humanitarian workers are needed when a natural disaster of this size occurs. What kinds of humanitarian workers are there? Name 3 profiles:
Slide 10 - Open question
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The uniform of your favourite sports association has an emblem on it. On Red Cross humanitarian workers’ uniforms, vehicles and buildings you will also see an emblem: a red cross. What other emblems does the international Red Cross Movement use around the world? Name two:
Slide 15 - Open question
These are the two emblems we were looking for: a red crescent and a red crystal.
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The conflict in Syria has been going on for 10 years already, and the International Red Cross Red Crescent movement has been providing support throughout. This alone is not easy and self-evident. Why is it difficult to provide assistance in Syria?
The conflict in Syria has been carrying on for too long.
Operational areas are difficult to reach, because the country is unsafe and roads are inaccessible.
Syria is very far away.
Humanitarian workers don’t want to travel to Syria to help.
Slide 17 - Quiz
Besides relief supplies like food and water, the Red Cross is paying more and more attention to mental support. Why is this necessary? Think of 3 reasons why Syrians might need mental support.
Slide 18 - Open question
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Once people arrive in Colombia, the Red Cross ensures that everyone has enough water. How much water does one person need on average per day?
Slide 23 - Quiz
More than 5 million refugees worldwide come from Venezuela.
This puts Venezuela 4th on the top 5 countries from which most people are fleeing. Make the top 5 (of 2022) complete:
Slide 24 - Drag question
When you are fleeing, you could become separated from your family or friends. What can the Red Cross do to find people and restore contact?