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Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM)

About

The National Emergency Management Agency was established on 1 December 2019, replacing the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management. The National Emergency Management Agency is an autonomous Departmental Agency hosted by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

About the National Emergency Management Agency

The primary function of the National Emergency Management Agency is to support and enable communities to manage emergencies.

The National Emergency Management Agency works with the diverse range of agencies that comprise the emergency management sector, each with different responsibilities and focus, and varying levels of resources and capability. Organisations involved include communities and their local authorities, CDEM Groups, central government departments and agencies, emergency services, welfare agencies, lifeline utilities and education providers, researchers, international agencies, and non-government organisations.

Find out more about the National Emergency Management Agency

 

Last updated: 
Thursday, 29 June 2017

Contact us

General enquiries

Contact us by using our online enquiry form

Office of the Chief Executive
Level 8 Executive Wing
Parliament Buildings
Wellington

Email
information@dpmc.govt.nz

Phone
(04) 830 5000


Media enquiries

If your query is intended for the Prime Minister’s media staff then you should use pmomedia@parliament.govt.nz and your query will go directly to them.

For all other media queries, please email media@dpmc.govt.nz.

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