This page serves as an index to the range of CDEM-related publications, papers, resources and reference material available on our website.
Volunteer Coordination in CDEM provides a broad overview of volunteer coordination, with a particular focus on CDEM-trained volunteers (community members who are registered, screened and trained during readiness), and spontaneous volunteers (who emerge during response).
This fact sheet describes the appropriate actions to take in a workplace after an earthquake.
The 220-page report summarises the historical and geological record of tsunami in New Zealand. It updates a report on New Zealand’s tsunami hazards that we compiled in 2005.
The purpose of this guideline is to describe the role and functions of the PIM Manager and the PIM team, and the tasks they should undertake before, during and following an emergency.
The purpose of this document is to outline the ways in which guidance from the Director of CDEM will include provisions for CALD communities.
The purpose of this document is to outline the ways in which guidance from the Director of CDEM will include provisions for people with disabilities.
April 2013 progress report on the National Civil Defence Emergency Management Strategy
Forms for declaring, extending, and terminating a state of emergency. Guidance on who should make declarations and how they should be made is available in Director's Guideline DGL 13/12 Declarations.
These documents relate to the independent review initiated by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management after the 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquake.
The plan provided in this document has been created to provide a readiness planning framework for the fuel sector and civil defence emergency management.