Housing Recovery

The Canterbury earthquakes left widespread damage to housing. Many home owners had to wait several years before the repair or rebuild of their home began. Ongoing aftershocks and insurance-related issues slowed progress. 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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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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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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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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