Social Recovery

Social recovery includes access to quality housing, transport, education, health and community support services. Restoring social wellbeing is a holistic and collaborative process. Here is what we have to share.

Building social connectedness

Community-led activities build social connections. This case study summaris...

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Christchurch Innovations: Earthquake Support Coordination Service

An integrated service response by multiple support agencies has helped many...

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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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Ideas to Remember - Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

CERA developed a community engagement process to inform the development of...

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Living through and working for recovery

Recovery agencies need staff in community-facing roles. This case study is...

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Recovery monitoring and surveying hard-to-reach populations

This case study describes challenges faced by the Youth Wellbeing Survey te...

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Residential Advisory Service

Settling insurance claims was challenging for many property owners. This ca...

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Strengthening teams so they can support the community

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

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Waimakariri District’s recovery: Shaken and stirred

As part of the Ministry of Waimakariri District's Civil Defence Emergency M...

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Building social connectedness

Community-led activities build social connections. This case study summarises events that encouraged neighbourliness through community based activities. It describes the ways in which a recovery agenc...

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Christchurch Innovations: Earthquake Support Coordination Service

An integrated service response by multiple support agencies has helped many people in the Christchurch community to find shelter and get back on their feet following the Canterbury earthquakes.

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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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Ideas to Remember - Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

CERA developed a community engagement process to inform the development of the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial. This case study describes the engagement process including a call for ideas, engagement w...

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Living through and working for recovery

Recovery agencies need staff in community-facing roles. This case study is based on the experience of CERA staff who worked directly with residents seeking advice or support. It identifies the skills...

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Recovery monitoring and surveying hard-to-reach populations

This case study describes challenges faced by the Youth Wellbeing Survey team implementing the survey in the field. Understanding the experience and recovery needs of young people is important for rec...

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Residential Advisory Service

Settling insurance claims was challenging for many property owners. This case study focuses on the Residential Advisory Service, a free, impartial, client-centred advice service to help property owner...

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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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Waimakariri District’s recovery: Shaken and stirred

As part of the Ministry of Waimakariri District's Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Controller Development Programme, this presentation outlines the approach and lessons learned from the Distr...

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