Find plans and strategies related to civil defence and emergency management.
Guidelines and technical standards issued under the CDEM Act 2002.
Legislation relating to Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) is not just limited to the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002. A number of other Acts also play a role in CDEM.
Nationally agreed, consistent messages for all civil defence organisations and emergency services to use.
Information and tools to support the enhanced performance and capability of the CDEM sector.
The New Zealand integrated approach to civil defence emergency management can be described by the four areas of activity, known as the ‘4 Rs’; Reduction, readiness, response and recovery.
Application information and previous recipients
Through the National Public Education Programme, the National Emergency Management Agency and CDEM Groups work together to educate and motivate New Zealanders to be better prepared.
National Exercise Programme calendar and resources
Monitoring and evaluation resources and background information
Arrangements and resources for welfare in an emergency
Information and resources for lifeline utilities.
CDEM research programmes, projects and resources
Information and resources for Response Teams
CDEM Groups and CDEM Group plans
Background on the CDEM Awards and the nomination process plus links to information about previous and current winners.
This page provides information about the New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team