The English-language version of Sai Fah: The Flood Fighter — a groundbreaking educational mobile game app promoting flood safety originally released in Thai — is now available on all platforms.
The English version of Sai Fah: Flood Fighter is now available on all platforms.
The Thai-language version of Sai Fah, created by Unesco Bangkok and software developer Opendream, was launched last month.
Shortly after its debut, the game reached the No.1 position in the Game/Education category on the iOS platform in Thailand and ranked among the top 70 overall apps in the country.
The English-language version of Sai Fah, the first mainstream game app dedicated to teaching flood safety to youths, is now available on Android and also iOS.
Sai Fah: The Flood Fighter follows
the adventures of a young boy on a journey to reunite with his mother during
a flood disaster.
Throughout the game, players learn safety lessons as they encounter hazards from live electrical currents to dangerous wildlife.
The game’s cute design makes the learning experience dynamic and fun. Its educational approach focuses on teaching young people how to react before, during and after a flood through numerous challenges.
Unesco Bangkok developed the game to raise awareness around flood safety issues following the 2011 deluge in Thailand, which resulted in scores of preventable deaths.
The English-language version of the app allows this important message to spread to other countries where heavy flooding poses a deadly threat.
Sai Fah: The Flood Fighter is the first game that Unesco Bangkok, the Regional Bureau for Education in Asia-Pacific, has developed for educational purposes.
The game teaches young people safety lessons.