This document gives an overview of the concept of rapid impact assessment, and emphasises the importance of preparation, as well as integration. Included in this document are the forms for rapid impact assessments.
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).
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 is available in the Factsheet: Declaring States of Local Emergency.
These documents relate to the independent review initiated by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management after the 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquake.
The first National Capability Assessment was run between 2009 and 2012 (extended because of the Christchurch Earthquake) and included the capability assessment of all 16 CDEM Groups.