Keep up to date in an emergency
In an emergency there are a number of ways to keep up to date, or receive information.
Find out how
How to sign up for alerts:
Stay connected! You can sign up to get emergency alerts from the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) through the Red Cross' Hazard App.
Make your home safe
There are some easy ways to make your property more resilient. If you are unable to do this yourself, get someone to help you.
How to make a grab bag:
A grab bag (or getaway kit) is a small backpack of essential items to grab if you have to quickly evacuate your home or workplace with little or no warning. It’s especially important if you will have to walk a long way to get home during an emergency.
How to store water:
Have you thought about what you’d do for water after a major earthquake if the water network isn’t working? The single best thing that people can do to help Wellington survive and thrive after a major earthquake is be prepared.
How to make and use emergency toilets
In a disaster you may not be able to use your normal toilet if sewerage lines are broken or damaged. It’s easy to make and use an emergency toilet.