Just over one year ago, the Government announced Better Responses to Natural Disasters and other Emergencies in New Zealand — its response to the Technical Advisory Group’s Ministerial Review recommendations. This update provides an overview of what’s been achieved so far in the Emergency Management System Reform and what’s on the horizon — both short-term and longer-term.
This Cabinet minute has been proactively released by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, on behalf of Hon Peeni Henare, Minister of Civil Defence
The Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) 3rd edition represents New Zealand’s official framework to achieve effective co-ordinated incident management across responding agencies. From 1 July 2020 the 3rd edition replaces all previous versions of CIMS.
The Review of Recoveries Report summarises the findings of the independent review of how recovery provisions of the CDEM Act supported the recoveries after the 2016 earthquakes and tsunami and the 2017 flooding in the Whakatāne District.
This paper seeks Cabinet’s agreement to an additional contribution of $100,000 (GST exclusive) to the Tasman District Council Mayoral Disaster Relief Fund. The contribution is intended for the Council to help small businesses and animal welfare organisations with their costs, and to remediate local infrastructure and land affected by fire-fighting activities.
The National Disaster Resilience Strategy outlines the vision and long-term goals for civil defence emergency management in New Zealand
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 2015 and the Guide to the National CDEM Plan. It may also be of use to those performing similar roles and functions within other agencies.
This Cabinet Paper seeks approval for the attached National Disaster Resilience Strategy and its presentation to the House of Representatives.
Report to Cabinet from Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi on his travel to Tokelau and Samoa from 2 October 2018 to 7 October 2018.
This Director’s Guideline is a foundational document of New Zealand’s recovery framework and embed lessons from recoveries over the last ten years. It provides information that Recovery Managers, Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Groups and local authorities need to understand about recovery, and outlines arrangements to have in place before and after an emergency. This guideline will also be informative for others agencies, organisations and groups involved in preparing for and managing recovery.