HA in the Youth Programme

HUMANITARIAN ACTION IN THE YOUTH PROGRAMME: Links to external and National Scout Organisations' resources related to building resilience and preparedness with activities compatible with the Youth Programme.

WORLD POLICIES, FRAMEWORKS, GUIDELINES
Humanitarian Action Guidelines

SUPPORT DOCUMENTS, REGIONAL & NATIONAL RESOURCES
WORLD SCOUT ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME ACTIVITIES & FACTSHEETS (Pages 43-53)
How to talk about natural disasters with your young people - The Scout Association - UK
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM RESOURCE BOOK - Scouts Canada
BSA Emergency Preparedness Award

OTHER ONLINE RESOURCES
GAMES AND SIMULATIONS
A disaster simulation game from the UN/ISDR
Zombie Preparedness for Educators: Emergency Response Simulation
Zombie Preparedness for Educators: Emergency Kits 101
Smokey for kids Explore the different sections to learn all sorts of ways to help prevent wildfires. Activities, games about protecting the forest.

MOBILE APPS
Help Kids Cope
By the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a free mobile app available for both Android and Apple devices that will help parents talk to their kids about what to do BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER 10 disaster types: Earthquakes, extreme heat, floods, hurricanes, landslides, tornadoes, tsunamis, wildfires, windstorms, winter storms. It helps explain, prepare, respond, and heal from different disasters using age-appropriate language. It helps understand how kids commonly respond during and after disasters. It connects to activities, children’s books, tip sheets, and more! Adults Scouts leaders can use it or spread the word about the app to parents.

Ready Wrigley: An App for Kids
The Ready Wrigley mobile application has been designed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to teach children about what to do in emergency situations. Critical information about emergencies is weaved into the mobile app using age-appropriate language and activities to teach children about preparedness and response.

Monster Guard App
The fun way to get prepared for real-life emergencies at home. For kids aged 7-11. Available in the Apple Store or Google Play

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