Survival-kit lessons from Christchurch

I spent a bit of time in Christchurch in 2012, and every time I went I asked people what they had in their ‘get through‘ kit now that they’d lived through a series of earthquakes – including that devastating one in February 2011. Here are some of their tips and others I’ve come across. 1. …

News and emergency information sources for #Christchurch #eqnz

NZ Civil Defence updates: http://www.civildefence.govt.nz/ Up to date information on what’s happening and what to do: http://canterburyearthquake.org.nz/ including printable pdfs of contact numbers in English, Chinese, Korean, Find out what’s open: http://eq.org.nz/   Essential numbers from Civil Defence Earthquake Government Helpline: 0800 779 997 A service for people requiring information on income support, housing options, health issues, …