Articles | Volume 4, issue 3
Geosci. Commun., 4, 383–397, 2021
Geosci. Commun., 4, 383–397, 2021

Research article 17 Aug 2021

Research article | 17 Aug 2021

Breaking the Silos: an online serious game for multi-risk disaster risk reduction (DRR) management

Marleen Carolijn de Ruiter et al.

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Many countries can get hit by different hazards, such as earthquakes and floods. Generally, measures and policies are aimed at decreasing the potential damages of one particular hazard type despite their potential of having unwanted effects on other hazard types. We designed a serious game that helps professionals to improve their understanding of these potential negative effects of measures and policies that reduce the impacts of disasters across many different hazard types.
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