Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Useful Resources Christchurch Earthquake

Christchurch Earthquake Community Response
A dedicated volunteer team of Internet people, web masters, programmers, and computer savvy helpers have built the Christchurch Earthquake Community Response site to coordinate help efforts. If you need help or can offer help, please go there.

Because of the dedicated site, this page is no-longer being maintained.

Emergency Response
  • Canterbury Earthquake Response information by Environment Canterbury - Extensive contact information.
  • NZ Red Cross Their site is often overloaded.
  • Emergency accommodation: Welfare centre in Hagley park will close this evening because of rain forecast. Cowles Stadium open now, Pioneer Stadium open from 6pm
  • Animals: Canterbury SPCA after hours emergency number 027 534 9862 until Sat 26, for animal emergencies outside normal hours.
Missing Friends and Family:
Help Offered:
  • Free GP care until Thursday night, details at Voxy.
  • Quake Aid is an on-line database listing help offered and help needed that helps connect people offering help with those needing help.
  • Accommodation: Quake Escape Over 480 offers of accommodation to those who need it
  • Accommodation, transport, labour and pets at Trademe
  • Canadians: For any of our Canadian friends in distress in Christchurch, Canadian High Commission hotline: 04-473-9577
News Media:
Sites of interest:

  • Twitter: #eqnz and #chch
  • Can someone give me facebook links please?
  • Tomizone are offering free wifi for the next week. Hotspot map on site.
  • Free Telecom Wifi - There is currently free wifi from Telecom, at Telecom Riccarton Mall, Cafe Zero (Cashmere Rd), and the Westpac Centre (Addington) ... NBR Report
From now on updates will be on Christchurch New Zealand.

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