Civil Defence is everyone's business
Be a survivor - Plan what to do - Know what to have ready - Civil Defence - it’s up to you - Be ready
Disasters can strike at any time and often without warning. We can't prevent disasters but we can take some simple steps to ensure we will be able to cope. All of us must think ahead and be prepared by involving the whole family.
The Auckland region will experience natural and man-made disasters, such as, power and water failure, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions in the future. Disasters are able to ruin everything you have worked for over the years - homes, treasured and precious momentos and, possibly the loss of a loved one... To be prepared at Home, click here .
Experience around the world has shown that where people are aware of the risks around them and plan their response, then injuries, damage and subsequent trauma are significantly reduced. The purpose of the planning process is therefore to ensure that the safety of students and staff is maintained as far as possible in any emergency incident... To be prepared at School, click here .
Planning for emergencies is a sensible precaution. We are faced with a variety of hazards that could cause an emergency for your business. That represents a threat to you, your employees, your customers, and your community. Businesses that are poorly prepared to deal with an emergency, or the consequences of it, may not be able to stay in business... To be prepared at Work, click here .
If you or a member of your household or community has a disability, make arrangements now with a family member, friend or neighbour, to help in an emergency... To be prepared for assisting the disabled, click here.