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.

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 Support Coordination Service

Ch.5: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
The...

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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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Find and Fix, Winter Make it Right

Ch.8: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
Temp...

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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (main document)

The objective of the literature review is to gather and assess existing res...

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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (summary of findings)

The objective of this literature review is to assess existing research tha...

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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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Implementing new services in a recovery environment

This guide outlines tips for designing and implementing new services to add...

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Initial response - Door knocking

Ch.4: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
This...

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Introduction to Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

Ch.1: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video - Mi...

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Leading in disaster recovery: Poster

Leadership in recovery is a ‘warp-speed’ journey. It can be a horrible...

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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 Support Coordination Service

Ch.5: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video The Earthquake Support Coordination Service (ESCS) was established to ‘walk alongside’ residents as they navigated unexpected...

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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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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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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (main document)

The objective of the literature review is to gather and assess existing research on the impacts post-disaster arts and culture have had on social, economic, health and cultural wellbeing in Christchur...

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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (summary of findings)

The objective of this literature review is to assess existing research that has evaluated post-disaster creative and artistic programmes in Christchurch with respect to how they have impacted on soci...

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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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Implementing new services in a recovery environment

This guide outlines tips for designing and implementing new services to address social recovery needs. Central to service design in a recovery context is the client. This guide is designed to help soc...

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Initial response - Door knocking

Ch.4: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains the effectiveness of door knocking to identify and support vulnerable people after a major natural disaster....

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Introduction to Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

Ch.1: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video - Michelle Mitchell (CERA Deputy Chief Executive 2011-2015) explains the scale of the Canterbury earthquake sequence and its impa...

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Leading in disaster recovery: Poster

Leadership in recovery is a ‘warp-speed’ journey. It can be a horrible opportunity for growth and transformation – for communities and leaders. A few of Canterbury’s leaders share their journe...

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