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Public Education Resources

Resources for CDEM staff involved in community awareness and education programmes.


Working from the same page: Consistent messages for CDEM

Working from the Same Page: Consistent Messages for CDEM is written to assist those responsible for developing and providing civil defence emergency management information to the general public. The document contains nationally agreed information on specific hazards and the actions that individuals, families and communities can take to reduce, prepare for and protect themselves from the effects of major disasters.

Working from the same page: Consistent messages for CDEM


Happens.nz website

Our new public education campaign and branding. Detailed information for individuals and communities how to get ready for the impacts of disasters New Zealadns natural hazards. Walks audiences through what they would do in scenarios including no power, now water, no communications, being stuck at home or having to evacuate.

www.happens.nz


Get Ready Get Thru website

Detailed information for individuals and communities on our hazards and how to get ready is available in nine languages - Maori, Samoan, Tongan, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, Hindi, Arabic and English.

www.getthru.govt.nz


Tsunami public education resources

Posters and social media sharables helping to explain tsunami. What are they, where do they come from, how do you prepare? 

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Marae emergency preparedness planning toolkit

A ‘toolbox’ of resources for Civil Defence Emergency Management professionals who wish to engage with marae-centric communities and support marae preparedness planning. The toolkit provides guidance on engagement avenues, marae protocol and customs, templates and a workshop guide. The resource also includes hazard and preparedness factsheets in English and Te Reo that can be provided to hauora, kohanga reo, kura kaupapa, marae and runganga (etc). A marae emergency preparedness plan will identify the potential hazards, people from the marae who have specialist skills (such as first aid) and a list of items that will be required to ensure they are adequately prepared.

For more information contact your local CDEM Group.


Promotional resources

We coordinate the production of a range of resources to support the national Get Ready Get Thru campaign.

Promotional resources


Get Ready Get Thru resource for the blind and partially sighted

These .mp3 files provide useful information on the natural disasters that can happen in New Zealand and advice on how to be better prepared.

http://www.getthru.govt.nz/downloads/resources-for-the-blind-and-partially-sighted/


Get Ready Get Thru resources for the deaf and hearing impaired

Information on the hazards we face in New Zealand and advice on what to do to be better prepared. The information is presented in both sign language and captions. The resource is distributed through Deaf Aotearoa and the National Foundation for the Deaf. The resource can be viewed online at www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAibeSGzkmE&list=PLDCED521114A43422


What’s The Plan Stan?

Information about the school’s resource What’s the Plan Stan?


Draft articles and templates

Templates and articles on emergency preparedness and hazards in New Zealand that can be customised for local use.


Fact sheets

Drop, Cover and Hold information sheet

Drop, Cover and Hold is still the right action to take information sheet

When the Ground Begins to Shake poster

This poster describes the correct actions to take during an earthquake: Drop, Cover and Hold.

A4 drop cover hold poster (.pdf 67k)

A3 drop cover hold poster (.pdf 67k)

Do NOT run outside during an earthquake

Advice for on what NOT to do immediately after an earthquake

Get Ready Get Thru brochure

The brochure contains information on what to do to be prepared, and provides advice on what to do before, during and after disasters such as earthquakes, storms, floods, volcanic eruptions, tsunami and landslides.

Get Ready Get Thru brochure (.doc 450kb)


DVDs/Videos

Tsunami: When Minutes Count

New Zealanders who survived the 2009 Samoa tsunami share their stories in an effort to encourage others to be better prepared. Also includes advice from CDEM and GNS to improve understanding of tsunami, and the actions to take, especially for local source tsunami.

Tsunami: When Minutes Count

Turtle Safe

An educational DVD to teach preschool children what to do if they are inside or outdoors when an earthquake occurs.

Turtle Safe

What to do in an earthquake

Confusion about what to do when an earthquake happens can cause serious injury. This video illustrates what to do during an earthquake in various situations.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-a7T9Uf-JB4

Get Ready Get Thru advertisements

The Get Ready Get Thru television, radio and online campaign focuses on raising awareness of the hazards we face in New Zealand and increasing the levels of preparedness to cope with disasters when they happen. All the advertisements can be downloaded from the www.getthru.govt.nz website.

Television commercials

Get Ready Get Thru resources for the deaf and hearing impaired

Information on the hazards we face in New Zealand and advice on what to do to be better prepared. The information is presented in both sign language and captions. The resource is distributed through Deaf Aotearoa and the National Foundation for the Deaf. The resource can be viewed online at www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAibeSGzkmE&list=PLDCED521114A43422