This page serves as an index to the range of CDEM-related publications, papers, resources and reference material available on our website.
Working from the same page: Consistent messages for CDEM is a reference that provides nationally agreed, consistent messages for all civil defence organisations and emergency services to use.
This package of welfare related material for an influenza pandemic is a consolidation and clarification of welfare planning information that has been distributed previously to some agencies. It is endorsed by senior representatives of MSD, MCDEM and the MoH and is to be distributed by all three agencies through their normal channels. The purpose of the information in this document is to provide guidance and support for the three sectors in their planning for the provision of a welfare response in an influenza pandemic event.
The Guide to the National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan (the Guide) sets out the arrangements and roles and responsibilities of agencies for the national management, or support to local management, of civil defence emergencies.
This guideline is for use by personnel tasked with developing and managing Civil Defence Emergency Management exercises to assist them in meeting the requirements of the National CDEM Plan 2005 and the Guide to the National CDEM Plan. It may also be of use to those performing similar roles and functions within other agencies.
The CDEM Competency Framework has been developed as a strategic framework of key competencies required in order to successfully perform the functions of CDEM in New Zealand. It also promotes the professionalisation of emergency management by recognising the professional and personal development needs of CDEM stakeholders.
This document provides guidance and a decision support tool for assessment of public alerting options available for application by local authorities.
This guideline has been superseded by DGL 09/15 CDEM Group Planning.
This Director’s Guideline is for use by the Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group and Local Authority Emergency Management Officers to assist them to facilitate evacuation planning activities and prepare evacuation plans in order to meet the requirements of the CDEM Act 2002 and the National CDEM Plan 2005. It will also be of use to those within other agencies performing similar or associated duties, roles and functions.
The objective of the Technical Standard is to provide consistency in the signs and their placement across New Zealand, and to make our tsunami signage compliant with those used overseas. Compliance by CDEM Groups with this Technical Standard will not only provide a consistent approach across New Zealand, but it will also contribute to public awareness of the risks posed by tsunamis and better understanding of what should be done by communities in response to an event.