InSIGHT - A participatory game

“Which factors make communities more vulnerable or resilient to disasters? What role do age-old knowledge systems and other forms of heritage play in building resilience?

 

Tapping into the knowledge and experience held by communities living in risk-prone regions, this participatory game offers a rare opportunity to build a common understanding of how the cultural and natural heritage of a place contributes to capacities for disaster risk reduction and sustainable development. At the same time, it reveals factors that make communities more vulnerable to disasters. It offers an empowering social experience for the participants and facilitators alike. It enables the interested local governments and organizations to gather and incorporate perspectives from residents of a place, coming from all walks of life.

 

The overall aim is to provide a creative tool for encouraging a people-centred approach to disaster risk reduction, which integrates concerns for cultural and natural heritage.”