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International Centre of Excellence in Community Resilience
The Resilience Toolbox is a product of Wellington's
"International Centre of Excellence in Community Resilience".
This Centre is part of the UN funded Integrated Research on Disaster Risk programme, stewarded by the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office and Massey University's Joint Centre for Disaster Research whose purpose is try and answer the question, "How can communities make themselves resilient to future disasters?".
The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR), a UN programme, has designated the Wellington region as an International Centre of Excellence in Community Resilience. The goal of this programme is to answer the 'how' challenge in a practical and meaningful way. One of the ways this is achieved is by supporting strong collaborations between practitioners and researchers that are working to build more resilient communities.
The Resilience Toolbox has been developed as a vehicle to collaborate on ideas and tools that build resilient communities.
The Resilience Toolbox operates under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license. This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms.
All of the loaded resources are free to use, adopt and modify to suit your organisation's needs as long as you credit the owner of the original resource.
The rules of The Resilience Toolbox are simple -
- Contribute your work, no matter how small, so that others may benefit.
- If you use or modify a resource on this site in some way, cite the original source
- Do not promote commercial products and services or use resources loaded in the Toolbox in any profit making venture. This is strictly prohibited.
- Maintain a positive tone in any shared conversations and collaborations with other Toolbox partners
All Toolbox users must agree to these terms and conditions. If you become aware of a violation of these rules, please advise us using the 'Report Misuse' link inside the toolbox.
By joining the Toolbox, you agree to share your organisation's work with a goal of collaborating with others to enhance community resilience.
If you join the site, you are asked to load at least one practical resource within 30 days of signing up.