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Crisis management

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Issue

Crisis management

Due to events during the game a disaster scenario unfolds. Each player (each represents an authority) has to react and collaborate like in a real life emergency situation. The disaster can be averted if the collaboration is optimized.

Solution

Flood Control Game

The Flood Control Game is used as a tool for crisis management training in the Netherlands as well as abroad. The players will also acquaint with the tasks of several involved stakeholders in crisis management. Stressful decision making and coping with insecurities are subjects that are dealt with.

Two versions are currently available, for the area of Rotterdam and the area of Utrecht. Different areas are currently being developed.

Pros

  • Gives a possibility to practice for uncommon situations.
  • Increases collaboration in crisis management.

Characteristics

  1. Topic Water safety
  2. Development state 9: Successfully used in operational situation
  3. Setting type Urban area, Port area, Coastal area
  4. Water type Sea water, Surface water