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Games that keep us prepared: Resilience Games

Preparedness and resilience are skills that most people aren't learning. We think that teaching these skills and practices will help crisis.

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https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • No

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

I was already doing behaviour changes :)

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

Through slack groups

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • National Government
  • News: Television
  • News: Digital
  • NGO or Non-profit Organization
  • Community comms

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

What happens afterwards and how to prepare for the next crisis.

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

People with complex health needs. 

People who want to help build resilience post-crisis.

What is your current profession?

Designer

In what city are you located?

Bristol UK

In what country are you located?

UK

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Hi Eriol Fox  welcome to the challenge! Great reading through your inspiration. What thoughts might you have around building resilience post-crisis? Take some time to look through submissions by other community members!

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Team

Hi Issac! Well, when I worked at Ushahidi we did a lot of investigation on how humans in many places respond and react to the crisis both large and small, global and local. What we find is that experiencing a crisis there's a scramble to 'do something' co-ordinate and respond from multiple directions but not many orgs and communities look at building resilience skills during times of 'peace'

Team Rubicon and SARAID community resilience do community training but those of us not 'connected' to an existing community struggle to seek those out and stay involved. We thought that a game/social play initiative with these activities built in could go some way to affect that lull when there is peace.

I've checked out a few projects (so many amazing ones!) but I'll be going through the list today :)

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Thank you for sharing your insight while working on a project of a similar nature at Ushahidi. I