Projects tagged with Emergency Services & Disaster Relief
20 results found
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Support Groups, Community Development, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Economic Growth, Income & Wealth, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Transport, Healthcare, Mental Health, Population Shifts, Urban, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status
The Canterbury Wellbeing Index tracks the progress of the social recovery, using indicators to provide information on the impacts of the earthquakes on wellbeing and to identify emerging social trends and issues. It helps CERA and partner agencies make decisions about the most efficient way to target funds and resources. It also...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Education & Training, Public Service, Healthcare
Surgical checklists, briefings and debriefings have recently begun to be used in theatres worldwide. The aim of these tools is to improve the quality and safety of health care services provided to patients undergoing surgery and to help prevent adverse events. Checklists, briefings and debriefings have been derived from other...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Advocacy, Peer Support, Support Groups, Community Development, Voluntary & Community, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Family Violence, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Poverty & Child Poverty, Natural Disasters, Sustainability, Transport, Healthcare, Mental Health, Arts and Culture, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation
The CERA Wellbeing Survey is an opportunity for residents of greater Christchurch to say how they're going and what they think about the earthquake recovery. It's conducted every six months by CERA and partner agencies with the participation of a random selection of around 2,500 greater Christchurch residents.
11 Sep 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Disease, Healthcare, Quality of Life
New Zealand has been declared polio free, with the last case occurring in 1977. This plan sets out the response in New Zealand to a potential first case of imported wild-virus polio. While it is unlikely poliovirus would spread significantly if it came to New Zealand, the public health system needs to be ready with a response...
Stories of Resilience and Innovation in Schools and Early Childhood Services: Canterbury Earthquakes 2010-2012
Topics: Research, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Early Childhood Education, Natural Disasters, Resilience
This national report gives an insight into what Canterbury schools and early childhood services experienced during and after the earthquakes. It tells their stories and gives good advice about emergency planning for others in the education sector.
Community in Mind: What is needed for effective psychosocial recovery of individuals and communities in greater Christchurch?
Topics: Literature review, Research, Advocacy, Peer Support, Support Groups, Community Development, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Economic Growth, Social Services, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Mental Health, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Resilience
In 2013, the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority began research for the purpose of developing this Background Document to inform the Greater Christchurch Psychosocial Recovery Strategy. This report, Community in Mind: Greater Christchurch Psychosocial Recovery Background Document, identifies what...
Topics: Community Development, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Schools, Natural Disasters, Transport, Local Government, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
As a result of the February 2011 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks, a number of schools in the central city and the eastern suburbs had sustained significant damage or were located in the ‘red zone’1 and unable to reopen on their existing site until either extensive repairs and rebuilding had been undertaken or decisions had...
Topics: Research, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Victims, Housing & Homelessness, Environment, Natural Disasters, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Local Government, Policy
The New Zealand Department of Building and Housing (DBH – now the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, or MBIE) is carrying out a review of earthquake prone building (EPB) policy settings and their implementation. As an input to that review, DBH commissioned this “Risk Framework” document from Tony Taig of TTAC Ltd (...
2 Mar 2011
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Local Government, Public Service, Healthcare
In July 2009 the Government demonstrated its commitment to improving the quality and timeliness of the care New Zealanders receive at an ED, by introducing a Health Target of ‘Shorter Stays in Emergency Departments’. The Health Target requires District Health Boards, who run the country’s public hospitals, to...
17 Nov 2010
Topics: Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Natural Disasters, Mental Health, Youth, Quality of Life
This report provides an analysis of the findings from a survey and forum with young people in response to the Canterbury earthquake. The report is intended as a first step in identifying young people’s views and needs following the earthquake, and in their future involvement to inform earthquake planning and funding decision-...
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