Social Recovery Environment

Social recovery includes access to quality housing, transport, education, health and community support services. Restoring social wellbeing is a holistic and collaborative process. Here is what we have to share.

 

CCDU Communications: Promoting the central city

In April 2012, the Government established the Christchurch Central Developm...

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CERA’s communication channels

Post-disaster communications require a multiple channel approach to maximis...

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Christchurch Migrant Inter-Agency Group: Lessons learned following the earthquakes of 22 February 2011

This document discusses the ‘lessons learned’ as a result of the work u...

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Collaborative communications

Following a disaster there can be information overload as various organisat...

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Engaging with communities in a recovery context

This guide outlines tips for recovery practitioners engaging with affected...

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Ideas to Remember - Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

CERA developed a community engagement process to inform the development of...

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Residential Advisory Service

Ch.9: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support videoThe R...

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Resilience tested: A year and a half of ten thousand aftershocks

Resilience Tested is a companion to Shaken but not Stirred. It tells the st...

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Shaken but not Stirred: A University’s Resilience in the Face of Adversity. 4th September 2010 Earthquake

On 4 September 2010, people in Canterbury were shaken from their beds by a...

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The Communications team

CERA’s Communications team had many functions. These included working wit...

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CCDU Communications: Promoting the central city

In April 2012, the Government established the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU), as part of CERA. CCDU’s role was to lead recovery of the central city. The Christchurch Central Recovery P...

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CERA’s communication channels

Post-disaster communications require a multiple channel approach to maximise reach and cut-through.  This case study outlines the range of communications channels CERA utilised and explores how messa...

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Christchurch Migrant Inter-Agency Group: Lessons learned following the earthquakes of 22 February 2011

This document discusses the ‘lessons learned’ as a result of the work undertaken by the Christchurch Migrant Inter-Agency group, set up to support migrants and refugees following the February 22 e...

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Collaborative communications

Following a disaster there can be information overload as various organisations rush to make information available. CERA recognised the importance of working collaboratively with stakeholders and part...

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Engaging with communities in a recovery context

This guide outlines tips for recovery practitioners engaging with affected communities. Often people will be stressed and anxious and the engagement messages may involve difficult decisions about peop...

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Ideas to Remember - Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

CERA developed a community engagement process to inform the development of the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial. This case study describes the engagement process including a call for ideas, engagement w...

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Residential Advisory Service

Ch.9: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support videoThe Residential Advisory Service is a free and impartial client-centred service to support property owners to resolve their insura...

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Resilience tested: A year and a half of ten thousand aftershocks

Resilience Tested is a companion to Shaken but not Stirred. It tells the story of the University of Canterbury (UC) following the earthquake on 22 February 2011.   The earthquake caused immediate eva...

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Shaken but not Stirred: A University’s Resilience in the Face of Adversity. 4th September 2010 Earthquake

On 4 September 2010, people in Canterbury were shaken from their beds by a major earthquake. This report tells the story of the University of Canterbury (UC), its staff and its students, as they rose...

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The Communications team

CERA’s Communications team had many functions. These included working with stakeholders to plan and manage issues, planning and delivering public information, producing informative collateral, and b...

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We sat down with people who gained a lot of experience from working in recovery and together we identified five common themes. These themes help us understand the learning from the Canterbury recovery.

Themes