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.

 

Engaging with communities in a recovery context

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

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Find and Fix, Winter Make it Right

Ch.8: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
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Housing recovery

Ch.4: Understanding Social Recovery report 
This chapter discusses CERA’...

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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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Implementing new services in a recovery environment

This guide outlines tips for designing and implementing new services to add...

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Implementing the residential red zone programme

As a result of the earthquakes, land damage and life risk saw some of the w...

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Initial response - Door knocking

Ch.4: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
This...

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Introduction to Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

Ch.1: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video - Mi...

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Leadership in communities (LinC) cohort 1 evaluation

The Leadership in Communities (LinC) Project is designed specifically to su...

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Leading in disaster recovery: Poster

Leadership in recovery is a ‘warp-speed’ journey. It can be a horrible...

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Learning from the Ministry of Social Development’s contribution to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Efforts

This paper contributes focuses on the role of the Ministry of Social Develo...

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Living through and working for recovery

Recovery agencies need staff in community-facing roles. This case study is...

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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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Find and Fix, Winter Make it Right

Ch.8: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video Temporary home repair services were targeted at vulnerable people living in cold, unsafe or unsanitary homes as a result of earth...

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Housing recovery

Ch.4: Understanding Social Recovery report  This chapter discusses CERA’s Housing Recovery Programme which responded to the residential housing and land damage caused by the Canterbury earthquakes....

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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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Implementing new services in a recovery environment

This guide outlines tips for designing and implementing new services to address social recovery needs. Central to service design in a recovery context is the client. This guide is designed to help soc...

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Implementing the residential red zone programme

As a result of the earthquakes, land damage and life risk saw some of the worst affected areas zoned ‘red’. This video describes the community engagement activities undertaken by CERA to implement...

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Initial response - Door knocking

Ch.4: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains the effectiveness of door knocking to identify and support vulnerable people after a major natural disaster....

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Introduction to Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

Ch.1: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video - Michelle Mitchell (CERA Deputy Chief Executive 2011-2015) explains the scale of the Canterbury earthquake sequence and its impa...

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Leadership in communities (LinC) cohort 1 evaluation

The Leadership in Communities (LinC) Project is designed specifically to support and enhance local leadership and recognised change agents drawn from the voluntary, NGO and also central and local gove...

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Leading in disaster recovery: Poster

Leadership in recovery is a ‘warp-speed’ journey. It can be a horrible opportunity for growth and transformation – for communities and leaders. A few of Canterbury’s leaders share their journe...

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Learning from the Ministry of Social Development’s contribution to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Efforts

This paper contributes focuses on the role of the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) in the 2010-11 Canterbury earthquake recovery efforts. MSD welcomes the opportunity to reflect on the scope and e...

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Living through and working for recovery

Recovery agencies need staff in community-facing roles. This case study is based on the experience of CERA staff who worked directly with residents seeking advice or support. It identifies the skills...

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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