Emergencies and traumatic incidents at a service
We can help you plan for emergencies, and support you during an emergency or traumatic incident.
|Level of compliance
All early learning services must have written emergency plans.
- Cyclone Gabrielle
- Funding for emergencies
- How we can help
- Licensing criteria
- Important resources
- Further information
We will continue to provide information here to support those affected by cyclone Gabrielle.
If you need to close your service in the case of an emergency, you may be eligible to receive funding.
We can help you develop an emergency plan. For support, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our support is also available during an emergency or traumatic incident. Our staff, including those at your local Ministry office, can work alongside your traumatic incident or management teams.
See the emergency preparation licensing criteria:
If you work in early learning, you should be familiar with these resources to plan, prepare and react to emergencies and traumatic incidents.
The Get thru website provides resources to prepare your service for an emergency.
The Civil Defence website has a best-practise guide for developing a practical emergency plan.
The Ministry of Education has also created a framework to help you develop your own emergency plan.
Last reviewed: Has this been useful? Give us your feedback