Community Resilience

Resilience is the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses and systems to survive, adapt and grow no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience. Here is what we have to share.

 

A framework for social recovery

Ch.2: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
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All Right? Campaign

Ch.7: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
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Building community resilience: Learning from the Canterbury earthquakes

This report presents the findings of case-study research on six Canterbury...

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Building social connectedness

Community-led activities build social connections. This case study summaris...

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Community Resilience: case studies from the Canterbury earthquakes

Tephra is published by the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Managem...

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Community led recovery

Ch.6: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
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Community resilience

Ch.3: Understanding Social Recovery report
This chapter discusses CERA’s...

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Development of the Community in Mind Strategy and Shared Programme of Action

CERA coordinated the development of a high level strategy to guide psychoso...

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Earthquake Support Coordination Service

Ch.5: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
The...

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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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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (main document)

The objective of the literature review is to gather and assess existing res...

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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (summary of findings)

The objective of this literature review is to assess existing research tha...

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A framework for social recovery

Ch.2: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains the psychosocial pyramid model CERA and partner agencies used to ensure psychosocial services and supports me...

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All Right? Campaign

Ch.7: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains the internationally award winning ‘All right?’ social marketing campaign. The ’All right?’ campaign p...

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Building community resilience: Learning from the Canterbury earthquakes

This report presents the findings of case-study research on six Canterbury communities after a series of devastating earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.   The research explores how the communities responde...

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Building social connectedness

Community-led activities build social connections. This case study summarises events that encouraged neighbourliness through community based activities. It describes the ways in which a recovery agenc...

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Community Resilience: case studies from the Canterbury earthquakes

Tephra is published by the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management to raise awareness and understanding of the major hazards faced in New Zealand. This edition draws on the experiences of...

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Community led recovery

Ch.6: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains how recovery agencies can support communities to lead their own recovery, and showcases community-led social...

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Community resilience

Ch.3: Understanding Social Recovery report This chapter discusses CERA’s Community Resilience Programme which led and coordinated the psychosocial system of services and supports across a number of...

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Development of the Community in Mind Strategy and Shared Programme of Action

CERA coordinated the development of a high level strategy to guide psychosocial recovery. The ‘Community in Mind’ strategy was supplemented by a Shared Programme of Action to capture recovery acti...

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Earthquake Support Coordination Service

Ch.5: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video The Earthquake Support Coordination Service (ESCS) was established to ‘walk alongside’ residents as they navigated unexpected...

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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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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (main document)

The objective of the literature review is to gather and assess existing research on the impacts post-disaster arts and culture have had on social, economic, health and cultural wellbeing in Christchur...

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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (summary of findings)

The objective of this literature review is to assess existing research that has evaluated post-disaster creative and artistic programmes in Christchurch with respect to how they have impacted on soci...

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