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Flood- Wise is a simulation game about the transboundary flood risk. Players learn to manage the risk facing the issues that comes with it.  The game can be played with one or with two themes. The themes are:

Theme 1: Complexity / level of detail of maps and plans.

Theme 2: Possible approach of flood management and the measures involved.

Gameplay

Facilitator starts with a presentation of information about the River Green and the countries Blueland and Yellowland.

Players are divided into groups. They are appointed certain roles. Players can consult with each other in their groups.

Players present their standpoint in the order chosen by the player in the role of a chairman.

Participants then have the opportunity to consult their fellow with the rest of players of their group (public) continue international consultation.

The complete group assesses whether the things that have occurred and have been observed also could happen in reality. The players assess together how to deal with ‘real’ problems and indistinctness and how to avoid them.

Facilitator presents the results of the game and then starts debriefing.

Context

Cross-border flood risk management.

Benefits

Creating a flood policy between neighboring countries or local borders.

Analyzing how to cope with the flood.

Ideas to neutralize the effects of floods.

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Genre

Price

Free for non-comercial purpose.

Number of players

more than 10 players

Number of moderators

1 moderator

Duration

1-2 hours

Materials

Flood-Wise cards

Languages

Technical requirements

computer

self-made presentation (can help: www.floodwise.eu.)

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