Are you ready in a disaster?
Despite our best efforts, things sometimes go wrong and people get affected in some or many ways.
With New Zealand's history of earthquakes and floods, a disaster could happen in parts of the district or several districts at the same time.
Be Prepared To Cope On Your Own for up to Three Days or More
You will need to have:
Preparing for a disaster can be quite simple and a good place to start is to visit Get Ready Get Thru
Join Neighbourhood Support - they are our link in the community. Contact the Coordinator Gary Stoneley on 06 323 7386, at www.manawatuneighbourhood.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively, pick up a copy of "Get Ready Get Thru" or a Household Emergency Checklist from a Council Customer Service Centre.
Information is also available in the Yellow Pages section of your telephone book.
Manawatu District Civil Defence Information
In the event of a Civil Defence emergency:
Radio Stations to Listen to:
Community Response Plans
A Community Response Plan is a community-based plan that is activated in response to a Civil Defence emergency. Response Plans are available for the communities below: