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Funding to improve natural hazard resilience

07 Feb 2017

9:25 AM

Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced $889,000 of funding grants to boost New Zealand’s resilience to natural hazards and their consequences.

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2016 National Lifelines Forum Documents Now Available

12 Jan 2017

9:37 AM

Key presentations and documents from the 2016 National Lifelines Forum are now available to view and download.

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National Transition Period for quake recovery

09 Dec 2016

1:32 PM

Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has given notice for a National Transition Period for the Kaikoura, Hurunui and Marlborough Districts to assist with the recovery from the Hurunui/Kaikoura earthquake on 14 November 2016.

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Recovery legislation bill passes third reading

10 Nov 2016

9:30 AM

Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the Civil Defence Emergency Management Amendment Bill passing its third reading in Parliament today.

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Tomorrow is World Tsunami Awareness Day

04 Nov 2016

12:16 PM

The UN General Assembly has made 5 November World Tsunami Awareness Day with the first one being held this year. It’s a chance for all of us to find out more about tsunami and how to prepare for them.

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2016-2020 Business Plan now available

31 Oct 2016

6:02 PM

The National Emergency Management Agency Business Plan 2016-2020 is now available.

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

17 Oct 2016

9:48 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

1:24 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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2017/2018 Resilience Fund applications open

11 Aug 2016

11:55 AM

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

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Never Happens? Happens campaign launched

20 Jul 2016

11:28 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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