Who can help you prepare for a disaster in Palmerston
Emergency management training and systems for individuals and
Management Academy of New Zealand in Palmerston North (external
Devereux-Blum, Training & Development Ltd:
emergency management training (external website)
Response Ltd: flood protection systems (external website)
Home and business emergency supplies
Aid Distributors (external website)
Prepare.co.nz: online survival store (external
Local first aid training providers
The Order of
St John First Aid Courses (external website)
Red Cross Courses (external website)
Websites that help you prepare for an emergency
get thru: How you and your family can prepare for an emergency
What's the plan Stan? Activities for kids and
schools [external website]
Be prepared in your business [external
Planning for an influenza pandemic in Palmerston
North [external website]
Emergency education and training for community groups, schools
Our Emergency Management Officers do over 100 presentations each
year to churches, Neighbourhood Support Groups, schools,
businesses, social clubs and many other audiences.
Schools: ask about our interesting educational 'emergency
themed' activities for youth.
Phone the Council Call Centre (06) 356 8199 or
Email us about a presentation, workplace
training or school activity
Emergency Management Links
New Zealand Sites
Commission [external website]
Latest New Zealand earthquake info, as well as information on the
Horizons Regional Council [external
Horizons Regional Council promotes quality for life by
ensuring the environment is protected while meeting the economic,
cultural and social needs of the community.
Geological & Nuclear Sciences [external website]
Latest earthquake and volcanic status.
Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency
Management [external website]
About the Ministry, where to find your local authority and how to
prepare for a disaster.
Zealand Red Cross [external website]
First Aid kits and manuals, courses and school programmes.
Rural Fire Management Site [external website]
Fire related weather, publications, research and projects.
NIWA [external website]
Hazard information and advice.
Disaster Reduction Centre (ADRC) [external website]
Latest disaster information from around the world.
Management Australia (EMA) [external website]
Emergency management in Australia, education and training,
volunteers, publications and research.
Management Agency (FEMA) [external website]
US Department of Homeland Security, disaster communities,
emergency personnel, education and training, news media.
Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre [external
Provides tsunami warnings to countries in the Pacific Basin.