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Emergency management

The better we are, the more resilient you, your family, neighbours and wider community will be after a major event.

  Where to get information

In an emergency, you can get information from:

In an emergency the sirens will sound continuously to alert you to the potential of serious flooding or other incidents like chemical leaks in Lower Hutt. Civil Defence Sirens are not used for tsunami warnings.

New Zealand moves to the new Covid-19 Protection Framework on 3 December. Wellington will be at Orange. This page will be updated regularly as we have more information.

By taking some simple steps, you can make sure you, your family, and your workplace are prepared for an emergency.

Following on from the Wellington region's Civil Defence training in 2019 with a specific focus on pandemics, a pandemic plan was developed.

Learn about tsunamis and where you should go if we have one.

In case of an emergency here's a guide for what you should do.

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