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NEMA Science Strategy

20 Dec 2021

12:07 PM

The new inaugural NEMA Science Strategy is designed to provide a framework about science engagement, promotion and influence in the context of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), and to ensure that it contributes to NEMA’s Strategic Framework/Tā Mātou Anga Rautaki and Strategic Outcomes/Ā Mātou Whāinga Rautaki.

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New legislation to modernise emergency management system

17 Dec 2021

2:46 PM

The Minister for Emergency Management Kiri Allan has announced that a new Emergency Management Bill will be introduced to replace the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002.

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New Zealand Emergency Management Leadership Development Programme

07 Dec 2021

9:22 AM

The New Zealand Emergency Management Leadership Development Programme (NZ EMLDP) is NEMA’s comprehensive leadership development programme for emerging leaders within New Zealand’s Emergency Management (EM) community, growing capacity and resilience in New Zealand’s response to emergencies and adverse events.

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25 Nov 2021

10:04 AM

All three New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team (NZ EMAT) cohorts came together earlier this month for an opportunity to develop as professional emergency managers and build overall group capability at the inaugural NZ EMAT Camp.

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2021 Disaster Preparedness Survey Results

22 Nov 2021

10:41 AM

The National Emergency Management Agency has released the results of the 2021 Disaster Preparedness Survey. This annual survey of 1001 New Zealanders assesses disaster preparedness and the effectiveness of our public education programme.

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Trifecta Programme Initial Stakeholder Sector Survey Results

21 Jul 2021

2:16 PM

Results from the Regulatory Framework Review (“Trifecta”) Programme Stakeholder Survey undertaken in May 2021 are now available.

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New appointments to Emergency Management Assistance Team

04 Jun 2021

9:57 AM

New Zealand’s emergency response community has been enhanced with a third cohort joining the New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team (EMAT).

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Introduction to CIMS video

28 May 2021

2:15 PM

The Introduction to CIMS video provides an overview of the Coordinated Incident Management System; the framework that agencies and organisations in Aotearoa use to manage responses to incidents and emergency events.

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Regulating in a Crisis videos now available

26 May 2021

1:35 PM

Emergencies happen. And the consequences are often as complex as they are critical. This three part video series is for regulators. What do you need to do after reducing risk, to be ready for, respond to, and recover from any emergency event?

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The Ministerial Advisory Committee on Emergency Management

25 May 2021

9:22 AM

The Ministerial Advisory Committee on Emergency Management was announced by the Acting Minister for Emergency Management on 25 May 2021. It is expected to meet 6 times per year. Its terms of reference set out its purpose an functions.

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