Category: Natural Disaster

A week before the 7.8 NZ quake, Wellington 7th Day Adventists handed out Emergency Kits to Porirua community

Climactic events demand that we give an account of ourselves writes Eureka’s Andrew Hamilton. Where were you when the Christchurch earthquake of February 2011 rumbled? Or when Donald Trump got elected America’s President? If we...

WORLD FIRST: Practitioners’ Association established to build climate & disaster resilience for Pacific region

The newly established Pacific Regional Federation for Resilience Professionals (PRFRP) aims to boost skills, education, training and employment opportunities for diverse professionals dedicated to climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and maintaining ecosystem services in the highly vulnerable region.

DISASTER RESILIENCE: Is there a psychological profile for NZ’s Pasifika communities?

How do Pasifika people respond and react during a disaster and in the immediate aftermath so that the appropriate services and relevant assistance are made available to them? The answer: “unknown”. Data and research...