Community Response (Civil Defence)

 

“Community Response” is the new face of Civil Defence. It’s being rolled out across the Selwyn District, by the Selwyn District Council, as a result of the earthquakes. It is based on the Neighbourhood Support model where people share contact details and “check on their neighbors” in an emergency.

Each District has a “Community Response Team” and their role is to organise their area to “Get Ready” to look after themselves & each other, in an emergency. People are asked to give their contact details, and offered the opportunity to indicate any special Needs, Skills & Resources they would like to offer during an emergency. Details are recorded on a secure website called “Selwyn Gets Ready” – designed for this purpose.

If you have any concerns or questions please feel free to contact:

Sue Jenkins
Neighbourhood Support / Community Response Coordinator
Selwyn District Council

Phone: (03) 347 2800
Email: sue.jenkins@selwyn.govt.nz

Have YOU filled out the Neighbourhood Support/Civil Defence Questionnaire ?

Selwyn Civil Defence

Are you able to receive vital information during an emergency or event?

If not – please contact:

Ted Beer ph 03 3296 373 email: ted.beer@xtra.co.nz  (Tai Tapu Community Response Team)

or Sue Jenkins ph 03 3472 977, sue.jenkins@selwyn.govt.nz  (Selwyn District Council)

Please help get your TAI TAPU community ready to “look after each other” in an Emergency.