Resources

Links to websites with information on emergency management, civil defence and natural hazards.

New Zealand sites

Earthquake Commission
Latest New Zealand earthquake info, as well as information on the EQC organisation.

Greater Wellington Regional Council
Greater Wellington promotes quality for life by ensuring the environment is protected while meeting the economic, cultural and social needs of the community.

Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences
Latest earthquake and volcanic status.

Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management
About the Ministry, where to find your local authority and how to prepare for a disaster.

National Rural Fire Authority
Fire-related weather, publications, research and projects.

New Zealand Red Cross
First Aid kits and manuals, courses and school programmes.

NIWA
Hazard information and advice.

Wellington Free Ambulance
First Aid kits and training facilities.

WREMO - Greater Wellington Regional Council
Wellington Region Emergency Management Office manages civil defence emergency management services in support of the nine city, district and regional councils in the Wellington region.

International sites

Asian Disaster Reduction Centre (ADRC)
Latest disaster information from around the world.

Australian Emergency Management
Emergency management in Australia, education and training, volunteers, publications and research.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
US Department of Homeland Security, disaster communities, emergency personnel, education and training, news media.

Homeowners Guide
Information about dealing with disasters and home care, including a glossary of earthquake terms.

Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre
Provides tsunami warnings to countries in the Pacific Basin.