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Stan’s back, and he’s more prepared than ever before

17 Oct 2016

09:07 AM

Kiwi kids will be better prepared for emergencies thanks to a new teaching resource developed by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management and EQC.

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Prepared communities start with prepared kids

11 Oct 2016

01:07 PM

Making sure kids are prepared for when emergencies strike will be at the heart of Get Ready Week, which is held every year in recognition of the International Day for Natural Disaster (13 October).

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Videos now available - 'Future of Emergency Management' Conference 2016

20 Sep 2016

10:07 AM

If you missed our 2016 Conference, or if you attended but cant quite remember some of the finer detail, never fear, videos are here.

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2017/2018 Resilience Fund applications open

11 Aug 2016

11:07 AM

The 2017/2018 Resilience Fund is open for applications and will close on 1 October 2016.

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Revised National Tsunami Advisory and Warning Plan now available

05 Aug 2016

05:07 PM

The revised National Tsunami Advisory and Warning Plan [SP 01/16] is now available.

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Never Happens? Happens campaign launched

20 Jul 2016

11:07 AM

Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye has announced the launch of a new campaign encouraging Kiwis to be better prepared for emergencies.

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Cascadia Rising tests US and Canada

23 Jun 2016

01:07 PM

Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management National Operations Team Leader Jo Guard recently attended the International Observer Programme for Cascadia Rising – a major earthquake and tsunami exercise held in the US and Canada over the period 7-10 June 2016.

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Funding boost to improve NZ’s resilience to natural hazards

22 Jun 2016

11:07 AM

Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that eight regions have been awarded funding grants from the 2016 Resilience Fund, an annual fund of $889,000 administered by the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM).

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CDEM Award winners announced

02 Jun 2016

08:07 AM

CDEM Award winners were announced at the Ministerial Awards and Conference Dinner on Wednesday 1 June.

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National Conference Programme and Workshop information

27 May 2016

02:07 PM

We’re looking forward to a week of discussion and development with our Conference and Workshops on 31st- 3rd June.

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