There are lots of great resources available to help us prepare for an emergency. Here are just some that we have found.
Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management website
This website outlines the activities of the NZ Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management.
>> Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management website
Civil Defence Otago
Get Ready Get Thru website
This website is full of resources and information about how you can make sure you and your family are prepared for a disaster.
>> Get Ready Get Thru website
What’s the Plan Stan?
This fantastic website is aimed at kids, teaching them how to help their families be prepared if a disaster occurs.
>> What’s the Plan Stan? Website
Use this website to get detailed weather forecasts for anywhere in New Zealand. The website also includes heaps of other information including severe weather warnings and ski field reports. >> Metservice website
This website provides weekly reviews of natural hazard events reported in New Zealand.
>> HazardWatch website
Natural Hazards Information Centre
This website aims to provide you with a single point of contact for the latest research, resources, and scientific expertise on natural hazards in New Zealand.
>> Natural Hazards Information Centre website
Urban Search and Rescue
This website explains the importance of Urban Search and Rescue and provides you with news, contacts, links and publications, and staff information.
>> Urban Search and Rescue website
Business Continuity Planning
This is a section of the Ministry of Civil Defence website outlining key messages that all businesses should understand prior to initiating or reviewing continuity planning arrangements.
>> Business Continuity Section of the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management website
Food safety in an emergency
This is a section of the New Zealand Food Safety Authority website.
>> Workplace emergency response - guide for equipment, food and planning
Civil Defence file downloads