New Zealand

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Ruins after the earthquake in Amatrice
A new model of tectonic plates in New Zealand may identify areas of increased earthquake likelihood.
Eos - AGU
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2022
The Guidelines are based on the findings of two prior surveys and provide a framework for jurisdictions around the world to consider as they work to effectively integrate future‑focused climate science into building codes and standards.
International Code Council
New University of Canterbury research aims to save lives in West Coast communities by predicting high-hazard zones where landslide dams may form, potentially resulting in major flooding.
University of Canterbury

DRR Community in New Zealand

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Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointMinistry of Foreign Affairs & Trade

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National policies and plans

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2022
This document sets out Aotearoa New Zealand’s long-term strategy and first national adaptation plan.
New Zealand - government
2019

The impacts of climate change are intensifying. In support of the wider New Zealand Government work programme on climate change, the Ministry of Defence and New Zealand Defence Force have taken a proactive approach in promoting global recognition of

Ministry of Defence (New Zealand)
2019

The National Disaster Resilience Strategy outlines the vision and long-term goals for civil defence emergency management in New Zealand.

The National Disaster Resilience Strategy outlines the vision and long-term goals for civil defence emergency

New Zealand - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

Cover- New Zealand VNR MTR
2022
New Zealand's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
New Zealand - government
2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in New Zealand under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific