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.

 

Strengthening teams so they can support the community

Christchurch Resettlement Services learnt the importance of having a stron...

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Single point of entry - 0800 number

Ch.3: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
This...

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Rū Whenua Review

The purpose of the Rū Whenua Review is to understand the barriers and chal...

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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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Initial response - Door knocking

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

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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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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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Engaging with communities in a recovery context

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

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Earthquake Support Coordination Service

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

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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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Community resilience

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

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Community led recovery

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

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Strengthening teams so they can support the community

Christchurch Resettlement Services learnt the importance of having a strong team so that they could support the community. This learning was shared by Manager Shirley Wright and is shown in the i...

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Single point of entry - 0800 number

Ch.3: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains the importance of a single point of entry to social recovery services for people seeking support following a...

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Rū Whenua Review

The purpose of the Rū Whenua Review is to understand the barriers and challenges for reaching whānau in critical contexts and to generate “more impact” for whānau transformation across greater...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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