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Emergency Planning & Response

Regional Public Health provides public health response in emergencies such as:

  • Natural disasters (e.g. earthquakes, tsunamis, flooding)
  • An influenza pandemic
  • Infectious disease outbreaks (cryptosporidium, norovirus)
  • Hazardous substance and chemical spills incidents

Are you prepared?

Getting ready before a disaster strikes will help reduce damage to your home and business and help you survive.

Preparing for an emergency:

School resources:

  • What’s the plan Stan?
    This is a resource to support schools, teachers, students, and parents to develop the knowledge and skills to prepare for emergency events.
  • Emergency planning for schools
    The Wellington Region Emergency Management Office actively engages with the schools in our region to ensure their plans are appropriate and are regularly practiced.

Early childhood centres resources

Community resources:

  • Community Response Plans
    A community-driven response plan sets out a community’s plan for how they will respond to an emergency. The following communities in the Wellington region have completed their response plans.

During or after an emergency

Useful websites