Tuesday 21 Feb - 1:06 pm
The State of Emergency covering Christchurch City and Selwyn District in relation to the Port Hills fires has been extended. For latest updates please see the Christchurch Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ChristchurchCDEM and Christchurch City Council website https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/newsline/show/1406
The Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 is the overarching element in the CDEM framework. The National CDEM Strategy, the National CDEM Plan, the Guide to the National Plan and CDEM Group plans also form part of the framework, with the support and participation of central and local government, emergency services, lifeline utilities, other general infrastructure providers, businesses and volunteer agencies who are implementing the CDEM arrangements.