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.

All Right? Campaign

Ch.7: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
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Building community resilience: Learning from the Canterbury earthquakes

This report presents the findings of case-study research on six Canterbury...

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Building social connectedness

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

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Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

This video series shows you how to support people’s wellbeing following a...

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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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Christchurch Migrant Inter-Agency Group: Lessons learned following the earthquakes of 22 February 2011

This document discusses the ‘lessons learned’ as a result of the work u...

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Community led recovery

Ch.6: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
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Community resilience

Ch.3: Understanding Social Recovery reportThis chapter discusses CERA’s C...

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Delivering practical assistance and care to residents in need

St Christopher's Christchurch Community Response and New Zealand Red Cross...

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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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Earthquake preparedness in an ageing society: Learning from the experience of the Canterbury Earthquakes

The ageing of the New Zealand population means that, in future, very large...

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Engaging with communities in a recovery context

This guide outlines tips for recovery practitioners engaging with affected...

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All Right? Campaign

Ch.7: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains the internationally award winning ‘All right?’ social marketing campaign. The ’All right?’ campaign p...

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Building community resilience: Learning from the Canterbury earthquakes

This report presents the findings of case-study research on six Canterbury communities after a series of devastating earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.   The research explores how the communities responde...

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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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Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

This video series shows you how to support people’s wellbeing following a major natural disaster using an integrated system of psychosocial services and supports. Residents of greater Christchurch e...

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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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Christchurch Migrant Inter-Agency Group: Lessons learned following the earthquakes of 22 February 2011

This document discusses the ‘lessons learned’ as a result of the work undertaken by the Christchurch Migrant Inter-Agency group, set up to support migrants and refugees following the February 22 e...

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Community led recovery

Ch.6: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains how recovery agencies can support communities to lead their own recovery, and showcases community-led social...

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Community resilience

Ch.3: Understanding Social Recovery reportThis chapter discusses CERA’s Community Resilience Programme which led and coordinated the psychosocial system of services and supports across a number of p...

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Delivering practical assistance and care to residents in need

St Christopher's Christchurch Community Response and New Zealand Red Cross discuss the importance of partnerships in recovery and the support they provide to residents through door knocking following...

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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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Earthquake preparedness in an ageing society: Learning from the experience of the Canterbury Earthquakes

The ageing of the New Zealand population means that, in future, very large numbers of very old people will be living in the community, many alone or with a spouse of similar age, many suffering from c...

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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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