Photo by the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, 2016


The aim of SURE! is to better protect urban people, services and buildings from flood risk.

Learning objectives

This game aims to support community groups to engage in focused conversations about planning and collaboration to better prepare for floods.

Playspace requirements

Large open floor space.


This game was developed by the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre led by Margot Steenbergen and Janot Mendler de Suarez and by Extra Ludic LLC, with support from the British Red Cross (Northern Ireland Team), the Danish Red Cross, the Hungarian Red Cross and the IFRC Psychosocial Centre and financial assistance from the European Union. We are grateful to the Climate Centre team, game design faculty and students at Emerson College enGAgeMEnt lab in Boston, the British Red Cross (International team, London) and the Netherlands Red Cross for play-testing and input to earlier versions of this game. We are grateful to Sophia Calhoun for the design of the cards and the FIRST AID KIT.

Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

For this game is needed:

Participants: 6-20
Facilitator skill: **/***
Minutes for gameplay: 30 - 60 min