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1 DRR Can Be Fun! The Role of Games, Videos & Music in DRR work

2 So you are a NGO worker…

3 How do you explain this ?

4 Benjamin Franklin Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.

5 How to move from being just FUN to: Raising Awareness ? & Influencing Behaviour Change ? DRR Tools to involve

6 The power of DRR Games Games can be a fantastic platform for dialogue, for establishing a safe space for collaboration, for trying different strategies for how to deal with future risks Pablo Suarez, Associate Director for Research and Innovation, IFRC Climate Centre

7 Games, a powerful tool for DRR? Participatory methodology to help people understand complex issues and facilitate informed decision-making allow stakeholders from very different backgrounds (literacy, hierarchy, social status) to bring their own knowledge to the table in a safe environment where they can interact and communicate freely efficient learning mechanism when you have a short period of time simulate the complex reality people live in!

8 A taster of the power of Games in promoting Resilience From early warning to early action: The Doune Baba Dieye game

9 Other Tools to influence In Central America & the Caribbean – DRR rap songs developed by children In South East Asia – Child led DRR Participatory videos

10 Join our DRR Can be Fun Panel Discussions Sessions Where? -1 level of International Conference Centre When? DRR & Games: Tuesday pm DRR & Videos: Wednesday 22 pm DRR & Music: Thursday pm– followed by a DRR can be Fun closing Party!!!!


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