The mission of the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) fosters public awareness and education on extreme weather events, and educates people on how to take measures to mitigate their homes against extreme weather. The online resource allows people to learn about some of the severe weather most likely to affect their state. There is also a hands-on site at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort featuring realistic weather scenarios and opportunities to learn about safe building techniques.
Stop Disasters! is a disaster simulation game from the United Nations’ International Strategy for Risk Reduction. It is a single player game targeted at kids between 9 – 16 (although anyone can play) to learn about natural disasters. There are five scerarios with three levels of difficulty. The player needs to make decisions to reduce the impacts of natural hazards.
Be a Hero!
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in association with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Youth Preparedness Program provides an interactive website for kids to learn more about disasters. These games assist kids in learning about disaster situations and making informed choices as well as learning what to put in preparedness kits.