CanterburyPort Hills fires (Christchurch City and Selwyn District)

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

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Guidelines

Guidelines and technical standards issued under the CDEM Act 2002.

The purpose of these guidelines is to assist organisations with responsibilities under the Act to properly exercise those responsibilities.

The Director has issued guidelines and standards on a wide range of CDEM – related issues. They are grouped in different series as follows:


Director’s Guidelines (DGL)

Director's Guidelines provide guidance and advice on how a function defined by legislation or national planning arrangements should be performed.

DGL 1/02 The Formation of CDEM Groups (pdf 383kB)

DGL 4/05 Recovery Management (pdf 1.0MB)

DGL 06/08 Response Management: Director's Guideline for CDEM Group and Local Controllers (Revised October 2014)

DGL 07/08 Mass Evacuation Planning

DGL 08/16 Tsunami Evacuation Zones (pdf 3.9MB) and (.docx 7.3MB)

DGL 09/15 CDEM Group Planning (pdf 1.9 MB)

DGL 10/09 CDEM Exercises (pdf 800kB)

DGL 11/15 Welfare Services in an Emergency

DGL 12/12 Guidance for Establishing and Operating New Zealand Response Teams

DGL 13/12 Declarations (.pdf 2.1mb) and associated file declaration form templates (.docx 48k)

DGL 14/13 Public Information Management: Director's Guideline for Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups

DGL 15/13 Volunteer Coordination in CDEM: Director's Guideline for Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups

DGL 16/14 Lifeline Utilities and Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups

DGL 17/15 Logistics in CDEM

DGL 18/15 Emergency Movement Control

DGL 19/15 Response Planning in CDEM Director's Guideline for Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups


Best Practice Guides (BPG)

Best Practice Guides supplement the CDEM Act, Regulations and Director's Guidelines. They are informative in nature, not being issued under the Act's authority. They serve to provide information, current best practice examples and advice on how to carry out a range of CDEM tasks and are usually developed in partnership with a range of agencies.

BPG 2/06 Donated Goods Management Planning (pdf 150kB)

BPG 4/10 Community Engagement in the CDEM context

BPG 5/10 Development Needs Analysis

BPG 6/11 Early Childhood Education (ECE) Services Emergency Planning Guidance


Technical Standards (TS)

These documents outline specific CDEM functions or activities. They are issued under section 115(e) of the CDEM Act 2002.

TS 01/08 Tsunami Signage (.pdf 700kb)

TS 02/09 CDEM Competency Framework

TS 03/14 Tsunami Warning Sirens


Information Series (IS)

Information series documents supplement the CDEM Act, Regulations and Director's Guidelines. They are informative in nature, not being issued under the Act's authority. They serve to provide information, current best practice examples and advice on how to carry out a range of CDEM tasks and are usually developed in partnership with a range of agencies.

IS 05/05 Focus on Recovery: A holistic framework for recovery in New Zealand (.pdf 1.6mb)

IS 06/05 Organisational Debriefing (.pdf 360kb)

IS 07/06 Pandemic Planning Guide

IS 10/09 Public Alerting: Options Assessment

IS 11/16 CDEM Resilience Fund: Information Series

IS 12/13 Including Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities

IS 13/13 Including People with Disabilities

IS 14/13 Rapid Impact Assessment: Information for the CDEM sector

IS 15/16 Civil Defence Emergency Management Awards


Supporting Plans (SP)

SP 01/16 National Tsunami Advisory and Warning Plan

SP 02/10 Wellington Earthquake National Initial Response Plan

SP 03/12 National Civil Defence Emergency Management Fuel Plan (.pdf 2.2mb)