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New Aviation Emergency Support Plan For Otago Gets Off The Ground

Monday, 2 August 2021, 2:19 pm | Emergency management Otago

A co-ordinated approach to air operations in the Otago region after a major natural disaster has achieved lift-off. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2108/c92eb086dc70c85b48a5.jpeg" width="720" height="540"> From left, Matt Alley (EMO) ... More >>

New Civil Defence Tool Helps Otago Get Ready

Thursday, 11 February 2021, 10:18 am | Emergency management Otago

Emergency Management Otago is encouraging residents across the region to sign up to Gets Ready, a two-way communication tool which helps people better prepare for emergencies and be more informed, co-ordinated and resilient when they occur. Gets ... More >>

Otago Travellers Advised To Delay Journeys Tonight

Saturday, 2 January 2021, 5:42 pm | Emergency management Otago

With heavy rain forecast to continue overnight, Otago holidaymakers are being advised to consider whether they can delay their travel until Sunday. Matt Alley, the Group Controller for Emergency Management Otago, said that many major routes were affected ... More >>

Emergency Management Otago Consulting on New Plan

Monday, 25 March 2019, 12:39 pm | Emergency management Otago

The “Four Rs” of Reduction, Readiness, Response and Recovery are front and centre of Emergency Management Otago’s new Group Plan, which has just been released for community consultation. More >>

Otago Communities Preparing for Emergencies

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 11:05 am | Emergency management Otago

In a widespread and lengthy emergency, many Otago communities could be isolated for several days meaning locals will need to rely on each other for help and support. Across the region, Emergency Management Otago is helping communities to develop emergency ... More >>

Survey Measures Preparedness for Emergencies in Otago

Friday, 21 September 2018, 11:11 am | Emergency management Otago

Over 70 percent of Otago households have begun taking steps to prepare for emergencies, a new survey has found. More >>

Roading update on behalf of CODC

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 2:53 pm | Emergency management Otago

• The Police have closed SH8 at Roxburgh due to flooding at Blackjack’s Creek. The road is closed between Millers Flat and Roxburgh, with a diversion in place. More >>