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CDEM publications A-Z
This page serves as an index to the range of CDEM-related publications, papers, resources and reference material available on our website.
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Administrative arrangements for welfare support during a pandemic (pdf 1.3MB)


B
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 Link to the download page
BPG 5/10 Development Needs Analysis (pdf 1.5MB)
BPG 6/11 Early Childhood Education (ECE) Services Emergency Planning Guidance Link to the download page

Building Safety Evaluation During a Declared State of Emergency - Guidelines for Territorial Authorities Link to the download page.


C
Care Facilities Emergency Planning Guide - Hawkes Bay & Gisborne (pdf 1MB)
CDEM Capability Assessment Report 2012 - Part 1 (pdf 2.4MB)
CDEM Capability Assessment Report 2012 - Part 2 (pdf 2.1MB)
CDEM Competency Framework [TS02/09] (pdf 1.5MB)
CDEM Resilience Fund [IS 11/10] Link to the download page
CDEM Competency Framework Role Maps
CDEM Response Teams (PDF 1.3MB) Related download: Strand by strand reference document (PDF )
CDEM Library The Emergency Management Collection hosted by the DIA library
Cluster Approach for CDEM: Enhancing multi-agency relationships (pdf 200kB)
Community Engagement in the CDEM context Link to the download page
Consistent Messages for CDEM: Working from the same page Link to the download page
Controllers Guide see DGL 06/08 Response Management: Director's Guideline for CDEM Group and Local Controllers (pdf 1MB)
Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS), 2nd Edition Link to the download page
Creating a Resilient New Zealand (pdf 393kB) Kirsten Finnis explores preparedness motivation strategies.

D
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 2/02 Developing a CDEM Group Plan (pdf 500kB)
DGL 4/05 Recovery Management (pdf 1.0MB)
DGL 06/08 Response Management: Director's Guideline for CDEM Group and Local Controllers (pdf 1MB)
DGL 07/08 Mass Evacuation Planning (pdf 1.5MB)
DGL 08/08 Tsunami Evacuation Zones (pdf 2MB)
DGL 09/09 CDEM Group Plan Review (pdf 2.4 MB) and associated file Risk Profile Template (xls 60kB)
DGL 10/09 CDEM Exercises (pdf 800kB)
DGL 11/10 Welfare in an Emergency (pdf 800kB)
DGL 12/12 Guidance for Establishing and Operating New Zealand Response Teams (pdf2.4mb)
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 Link to the download page
DGL 15/13 Volunteer Coordination in CDEM: Director's Guideline for Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups
DGL 16/14 Director’s Guideline for Lifeline Utilities and Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups Link to the download page
Debriefing see IS 6/05 Organisational Debriefing (pdf 360kB)
Development Needs Analysis, BPG 5/10 (pdf 1.5MB)
Disabilities: Disaster preparedness information for people with (pdf 1.5MB) Produced collaboratively by BOP CDEM Group, Disabilities Resource Centre Trust and American Red Cross
Disability Assist Dogs in emergencies The Disability Assist Dog Identification Tag. Link to the download page
Disaster Impact Assessment Link to conceptual framework document page and related downloads
Donated Goods Management Planning (pdf 150kB)

E
E-Bulletin index page
Earthquake safety fact sheet (1MB pdf) Ministry response to the "triangle of life" advice of Doug Copp
Early Childhood Education (ECE) Services Emergency Planning Guidance Link to the download page
Early warning systems See Public Alerting Documents
Emergency Declarations Database Link to declarations pages
Emergency Management Audit For Businesses (pdf 38 kB)
Emergency Management Collection, The hosted by the DIA library
Event Planning Link to the events planning page and related downloads

F
Fire following earthquake (pdf 150kB)
Finnis Report (pdf 400kB)
Focus on Recovery (pdf 170 kB) A Holistic Framework for Recovery in New Zealand
Food safety in adverse weather (pdf )

G
Get Ready Get Thru Brochure (pdf 2.5MB) and Household Checklist (pdf) Revised versions, 2010
Glossary: CDEM definitions and abbreviations (pdf 54KB)
Guidance for Establishing and Operating New Zealand Response Teams (pdf2.4mb)
Guide to the National CDEM Plan 2006 Link to the CDEM Guide page and related downloads

H
Hazard Assessment for Businesses (pdf 50 kB)
Hazardscape Report, National Link to the download page
Hurricane Katrina: Social and community recovery challenges (pdf 600kB)

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Impact Newsletter Link to the Impact back-issue page.
Including Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities IS 12/13 (pdf 324KB) and (doc 2.2MB)
Including People with Disabilities 13/13 (pdf 329KB) and (doc 2.3MB)

Information Series 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 5/05 Focus on Recovery: A holistic framework for recovery in New Zealand (pdf 1.6MB)
IS 6/05 Organisational Debriefing (pdf 360kB)
IS 7/06 Pandemic Planning Guide (pdf 188kB)
IS 10/09 Public Alerting: Options Assessment (pdf 3MB)
IS 11/10 CDEM Resilience Fund Link to the download page
IS 12/13 Including Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities (pdf 324KB) and (doc 2.2MB)
IS 13/13 Including People with Disabilities (pdf 329KB) and (doc 2.3MB)
IS 14/13 Rapid Impact Assessment: Information for the CDEM sector

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Lifeline Utilities and Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups Director's Guideline Link to the download page

M
Ministerial Awards for Civil Defence and Emergency Management - Programme Information and nomination forms (pdf 370k)
Minister's forum 2007 keynote presentations by Michele Daly (pdf 822kB) and David Elims (pdf 1.4MB)
Mass Evacuation Guidelines see DGL 07/08 Mass Evacuation Planning (pdf 1.5MB)

N
National CDEM Strategy Link to the download page
National Civil Defence Emergency Management Fuel Plan [SP 03/12] (pdf 2.2MB)
National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan Link to the National CDEM Plan page
National Hazardscape Report Link to the download page
National Tsunami Advisory and Warning Plan Link to the download page
New Zealand Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS), 2nd Edition Link to the download page

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Organisational debriefing see IS 6/05 Organisational Debriefing (pdf 360kB)

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Pandemic: Administrative arrangements for welfare support (pdf 1.3MB)
Pandemic Planning Guide (pdf 188kB)
Planning and Preparedness for Businesses (pdf 60kB)
Post-hurricane Katrina research trip Analysis of welfare and recovery activity
Public Information Management: Director's Guideline 14/13 Link to download page
Public Alerting Documents Link to the download page

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Rapid Impact Assessment: Information for the CDEM sector [IS 14/13]
Recognising Disability Assist Dogs in emergencies The Disability Assist Dog Identification Tag
Recovery Management (pdf 1.0MB)
Reid Report February 2004 floods (pdf 1.9MB)
Response Teams: Guidance for Establishing and Operating New Zealand Response Teams (pdf2.4mb)
Review of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Response to the 22 February Christchurch Earthquake
Review of Tsunami Hazard in New Zealand (2013 Update)
Ruapehu Lahar Residual Risk Assessment Report Link to a 2002 risk assessment page.

S
Safety Planning Guidelines for Events Link to the events planning page and related downloads
San Francisco Earthquake Centenary Conference 2006. Earthquake Engineering Research Institute notes (doc 30kB) and Powerpoint (122kB). Conference Report (doc 576kB)
Short History of Civil Defence in New Zealand (pdf 200kB)
State Services Commission review of MCDEM (pdf 75kB)
Stress and Response Fact Sheets Link to stress fact sheet page and related downloads

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Technical Standards These documents outline specific CDEM functions or activities. They are issued under section 115(e) of the CDEM Act 2002.
[TS01/08] Tsunami Signage (pdf 700kB)
[TS02/09] CDEM Competency Framework (pdf 1.5MB)

Tephra index
The Emergency Management Selection DIA library resource for the CDEM sector
The Formation of CDEM Groups (pdf 383kB)
The Guide to the National CDEM Plan 2006 Link to the CDEM Guide page and related downloads
Tsunami Advisory and Warning National Plan Link to the download page
Tsunami Evacuation Zones Director's Guideline DGL 08/08 (pdf 2MB)
Tsunami Evacuation: Lessons from the Great East Japan Tsunami, March 11 2011 (pdf 5.6mb) GNS Science Report 2012/17
Tsunami: Review of Hazard in New Zealand (2013 Update)
Tsunami: MCDEM internal review into the Samoan tsunami response (pdf 274kB)
Tsunami Public Education brochure (pdf 450kB)
Tsunami Seminars 2008 Link to the speaker presentations download page
Tsunami Seminars 2010 Link to the speaker presentations download page
Tsunami Seminars 2013 Link to the speaker presentations download page
Tsunami Signage: 2007 GNS Science report and recommendations (pdf 2.0MB)
Tsunami Signage: Technical Standard [TS01/08] (pdf 700kB)
Tsunami Vulnerability of Buildings: a scoping study GNS Science Report [2011/36] (pdf 2.0 MB)

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Volcano Assessment: Lesson for NZ from Equador eruptions 2004 (pdf 2.7MB)
Volcanic ash Two documents prepared by the International Volcanic Health Hazard Network (IVHHN), Cities and Volcanoes Commission, GNS Science and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to promote the safety of those who experience volcanic ashfall. General preparedness (pdf 498kB) Heath issues (pdf 544kB)
Volunteer Coordination in CDEM: Director's Guideline for Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups [DGL 15/13]

W
Waiho River - Franz Josef Risk Assessment Link to Waiho River Assessment report page and downloadable report
Water, Water Everywhere, and Not a Drop to Drink (pdf 370kB) A study into health protection issues following the Feilding floods, 2004
Warning systems See Public Alerting Documents
Welfare in an Emergency: Director's Guideline DGL 11/10 (pdf 800kB)
Wellington Earthquake National Initial Response Plan Link to download page
Whither The Emergency Manager? (pdf 40kB)
Working from the same page: Consistent messages for CDEM Link to the download page
Working Together: The Formation of CDEM Groups (pdf 350kB)
Writing Operational Exercises for Emergency Management (pdf 370kB)

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Yellow Pages ad (pdf) Revised in 2010

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