Proposed National Disaster Resilience Strategy

The National Disaster Resilience Strategy sets New Zealand’s vision and long-term goals for civil defence emergency management.

The National Disaster Resilience Strategy sets New Zealand’s vision and long-term goals for civil defence emergency management. It has a strong focus on building community and societal disaster resilience to protect New Zealand’s prosperity and wellbeing.

The strategy is made under the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 by the Minister of Civil Defence. It will replace the national civil defence emergency management strategy that expires on 9 April 2019.

The National Disaster Resilience Strategy is in the final stages of the Government approval process and is due to come into effect on 10 April 2019. Submissions to the Government and Administration Select Committee are open until 28 February 2019. More information is available on the Parliament website.

National Disaster Resilience Strategy final draft subject to Government approval process (February 2019)

cover of National Disaster Resilience Strategy

Proactive release Cabinet Paper Public release of proposed National Disaster Resilience Strategy (,pdf 4.1mb)

This New Zealand Sign Language video provides a summary of the proposed National Disaster Resilience Strategy. 

 

Further information

If you have any questions about the proposed National Disaster Resilience Strategy, please email NationalStrategy@dpmc.govt.nz