National Emergency Management Agency
Local civil defence groups
Local authorities are responsible for civil defence emergency management (CDEM) in their area. If life or property is threatened always dial 111 for Police, Fire or Ambulance.
New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team
This page provides information about the New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team
01 Apr 2020 - 4:01pm
0800 numbers have been set up if you are out of supplies and struggling to get basic food.
26 Mar 2020 - 6:02pm
Six sections of the Guide to the National CDEM Plan 2015 have been revised, and are now available on our website.
18 Mar 2020 - 9:57am
A new National Fuel Plan has been launched. The plan provides a a readiness and response framework to manage potential fuel supply disruptions.
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