Finance

The Canterbury earthquake sequence was New Zealand’s costliest natural disaster at the time. Funds needed to be accessed quickly so response and recovery operations could begin. Here is what we have to share.

CERA’s Horizontal Infrastructure Programme: Financial management and guidelines for future recovery practitioners

The horizontal infrastructure rebuild was one of the most risk-prone recove...

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Considerations for finance managers: Lessons identified from the Canterbury earthquake rebuild

These lessons about financial management were identified through the repair...

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Disaster recovery: Checklist for finance managers

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) was not the only centra...

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Disaster recovery: Guidelines for finance managers

These guidelines outline the important financial management lessons identif...

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Financing Community Resilience: A handbook to support the governance, design and delivery of cash transfers in emergency response and recovery

This handbook provides guidance on the governance, development, delivery an...

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Funding the recovery: The CERA perspective

The total cost of the Canterbury rebuild has been estimated at NZD$40 billi...

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Roles, responsibilities, and funding of public entities after the Canterbury earthquakes

This report discusses the response of public entities. The recovery calls f...

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SCIRT Learning Legacy project

The SCIRT Learning Legacy project began part way through the SCIRT programm...

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CERA’s Horizontal Infrastructure Programme: Financial management and guidelines for future recovery practitioners

The horizontal infrastructure rebuild was one of the most risk-prone recovery programmes in the Christchurch recovery effort. The following guidelines, which can be read alongside Disaster recovery: G...

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Considerations for finance managers: Lessons identified from the Canterbury earthquake rebuild

These lessons about financial management were identified through the repair and rebuild of horizontal and vertical infrastructure in greater Christchurch. A Chief Financial Officer or finance manager...

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Disaster recovery: Checklist for finance managers

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) was not the only central government funder of the recovery effort. However, as the lead recovery agency, it kept a broad perspective over the variou...

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Disaster recovery: Guidelines for finance managers

These guidelines outline the important financial management lessons identified across CERA’s five year existence. Chief Financial Officers working in a disaster recovery environment may wish to cons...

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Financing Community Resilience: A handbook to support the governance, design and delivery of cash transfers in emergency response and recovery

This handbook provides guidance on the governance, development, delivery and close out of cash transfers within a response/recovery programme.   For those in positions of leadership within the wider...

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Funding the recovery: The CERA perspective

The total cost of the Canterbury rebuild has been estimated at NZD$40 billion across the public and private sectors. This short narrative describes funding the recovery from the experience of the Can...

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Roles, responsibilities, and funding of public entities after the Canterbury earthquakes

This report discusses the response of public entities. The recovery calls for many public entities to work in new and challenging ways. As this report shows, the administrative arrangements for the re...

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SCIRT Learning Legacy project

The SCIRT Learning Legacy project began part way through the SCIRT programme to capture, document and share SCIRT learnings and innovations. It aims to make freely available the resources and tools to...

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