In the event of a disaster, resources will be stretched, and immediate help may not be available.
Could you and your family survive for more than three days without water, food or power?
Find out what you, your family and your community can do to be prepared and what to do in an emergency event.
The Christchurch City Council is a member of the Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group.
Are you keen to assist your local community in the event of an emergency? Become a volunteer.