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.

 

Community engagement strategy and framework

Early on, CERA developed a Community Engagement Strategy and a Community En...

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Community in Mind Strategy

The Community in Mind Strategy for rebuilding health and wellbeing in great...

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Community-led disaster risk management: A Māori response to Otautahi (Christchurch) earthquakes

Since September 2010, a series of earthquakes have caused widespread social...

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Information sharing to support social recovery following a natural disaster

Natural disasters cause major damage, but this can be mitigated with effect...

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Monitoring wellbeing during recovery from the 2010–2011 Canterbury earthquakes: The CERA wellbeing survey

This paper outlines the process and outcomes of a multi-agency, multi-secto...

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Secondary stressors and extreme events and disasters: A systematic review of primary research from 2010-2011

Extreme events and disasters cause distress and are associated with some pe...

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Shakes, rattles and roll outs: The untold story of Māori engagement with community recovery, social resilience and urban sustainability in Christchurch, New Zealand

The Joint Centre for Disaster Research in partnership with the Christchurch...

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Shared Programme of Action

The Community in Mind Shared Programme of Action sits under and helps imple...

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Community engagement strategy and framework

Early on, CERA developed a Community Engagement Strategy and a Community Engagement Framework to guide its work. These documents committed CERA to working transparently and inclusively. The goal was t...

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Community in Mind Strategy

The Community in Mind Strategy for rebuilding health and wellbeing in greater Christchurch.

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Community-led disaster risk management: A Māori response to Otautahi (Christchurch) earthquakes

Since September 2010, a series of earthquakes have caused widespread social, financial and environmental devastation in Christchurch, New Zealand. Anecdotal evidence suggests that local Māori respond...

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Information sharing to support social recovery following a natural disaster

Natural disasters cause major damage, but this can be mitigated with effective planning, response and recovery. It is broadly agreed that organisations must work together following a disaster to deliv...

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Monitoring wellbeing during recovery from the 2010–2011 Canterbury earthquakes: The CERA wellbeing survey

This paper outlines the process and outcomes of a multi-agency, multi-sector research collaboration, led by the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA).

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Secondary stressors and extreme events and disasters: A systematic review of primary research from 2010-2011

Extreme events and disasters cause distress and are associated with some people developing mental disorders. This literature recognises the distress which primary stressors cause and their association...

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Shakes, rattles and roll outs: The untold story of Māori engagement with community recovery, social resilience and urban sustainability in Christchurch, New Zealand

The Joint Centre for Disaster Research in partnership with the Christchurch Iwi (tribe) Ngāi Tahu, conducted research to identify and document the ways Māori cultural factors facilitated community r...

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Shared Programme of Action

The Community in Mind Shared Programme of Action sits under and helps implement the Community in Mind Strategy. Together the strategy and this programme are guiding agencies, organisations and communi...

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