Brazil: Civil defence adventure

Training Course
Governo do Estado de São Paulo, Coordenadoria Estadual de Defesa Civil do Estado de São Paulo )
18 Oct - 31 Dec 2013 (tentative)
Brazil (São Paulo, SP)

State Civil Defense teaches students to prevent risks caused by rain. In partnership with the Department of Education, the goal is to train 30,000 students in public schools throughout the state. The State Coordinator of Civil Defense Department of the Military, in partnership with the Department of Education of the State, present the virtual game that teaches students from state to prevent flooding, and other hazardous conditions brought about by rain and landslides and lightning storms. With fun and an interactive platform, the course is free and accessible from any computer. To participate in class - in the form of a set of interactive games under the name ' The Adventure' - the interested student should access the site of the Civil Defense ( or Evesp ( To approximate the issue of the students , the young participants will work with an avatar, the character " Guto " and the mission is to make all secure virtual environments that replicate real situations. There are nine modules and each stage of the game depicts a different scenario as open areas on rainy days, buildings near the slopes and a house with pitfalls, as pressure cooker misused, water tanks and garbage dumped in open place inappropriate . To complete a level in the game you need to fulfill all the tasks also supervise preventive and communities about how to avoid problems. At all stages with no awards medals indicating harnessing and directing how to improve performance. A student who meets all steps receive certificate. The course will include technical support by phone (0800) and email, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 6 pm. Directed by the Project Coordinator, Maj Homer's Giorge Cerqueira

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