Prepare for an emergency

Resources to help you prepare for a natural or man-made disaster in Palmerston North, and how to cope if disaster strikes.

Graphic for 2017 campaign: In an emergency stay safe, stay informed.

Get Ready Week is held every year to mark the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction (13 October) and encourage Kiwis to get prepared. This year's theme is Stay Safe, Stay Informed.

Websites to help you and your whānau prepare for an emergency

Ask us about emergency education and training 

Our Emergency Management Officers provide a free service to the whole community and deliver over 100 presentations each year to community groups, schools and businesses. 

To ask about presenting to your group or running workplace training, business continuity planning, or a school activity, call our Emergency Management Officers on 06 356 8199.

Useful websites