Psychosocial Recovery

Many people directly experiencing a major natural disaster such as an earthquake will experience psychosocial effects – both individual psychological effects impacting on how people feel and social effects impacting on how they relate to each other. Here is what we have to share.

Learning from the Ministry of Social Development’s contribution to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Efforts

This paper contributes focuses on the role of the Ministry of Social Develo...

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Supporting the supporters in disaster recovery

Staff, volunteers and community members who work to support communities—t...

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The social recovery portfolio

Ch.1: Understanding Social Recovery reportThis chapter discusses social rec...

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Learning from the Ministry of Social Development’s contribution to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Efforts

This paper contributes focuses on the role of the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) in the 2010-11 Canterbury earthquake recovery efforts. MSD welcomes the opportunity to reflect on the scope and e...

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Supporting the supporters in disaster recovery

Staff, volunteers and community members who work to support communities—they are the essential ingredient to a meaningful and sustainable recovery, and they require support. This report was submitt...

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The social recovery portfolio

Ch.1: Understanding Social Recovery reportThis chapter discusses social recovery leadership from within a central government agency based in the disaster affected region. It gives an overview of the p...

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