Shocks and Shields


In this physical game, especially appropriate for large groups, players explore having to migrate as a result of shocks.

Learning objectives

To explore the topic of migration and climate resilience. To create a sense of bonding among participants.

Playspace requirements

Large space with enough room to walk around.


The Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre has modified this activity orginally introduced by the Applied Improvisation Network.

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For this game is needed:

Participants: 20+
Facilitator skill: **/***
Minutes for gameplay: 0 - 30 min