Resources for teaching kids about disasters and guidelines on civil defence planning for schools.
Find out how to be prepared at work.
The Never Happens? Happens campaign focuses on the personal and household impacts of emergencies, such as having no power, water, phone or wifi, being stuck at home or unable to get home, or having to evacuate.
Resources for early childhood education centres.
To assist your local Civil Defence organisation in the event of an emergency, why not become a volunteer?
If you, or a member of your household or community has a disability or any special requirement that may affect the ability to cope in a disaster, make arrangements now to get the support needed.
New Zealand ShakeOut was a national earthquake drill that took place at 9:15am, 15 October 2015. It was a chance for everyone in New Zealand to practise the right action to take during an earthquake – Drop, Cover and Hold.
Make a plan today. Work out where you will go, who can help you and who might need your help. Remember to plan for when you’re at home, at work, or out and about.
Warnings and alerts are used to tell agencies, authorities, and/or the public about emergencies so they can take action.
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