skip to main content skip to main menu
Scroll

Civil Defence & Emergency Management
~ Ngā Whakahaere Whawhati Tata

civil defence

Civil Defence Communications Trailer

Hawke’s Bay Civil Defence and Emergency Management (HBCDEM) Group has a state-of-the-art trailer designed to be a self-contained multi-purpose communication base during a Civil Defence emergency. It is the first of its kind in New Zealand.

The trailer came about because of recognising the importance of efficient communication with emergency services after the recent tragedies in Canterbury and Japan.

Made in the USA, the trailer can be quickly deployed via road or air to provide communication via satellite, wireless, and UHF using copper, cellular, fibre and satellite anywhere in the country.

The trailer allows HBCDEM to continue with its response while allowing Council to continue business as usual. It ensures HBCDEM can use EMIS (Emergency Management Information System) even if all the networks are down, which is the system used across the country and endorsed by the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM).

There is one pod equipped with specialist equipment stored in the trailer, but his can be modified depending on the needs of the disaster. 

The trailer can be used for local and regional one-off events, a national resource when required and for non-disaster events in the region.  This is done to practise the establishment of a connection as the volunteers are used to activate the system. 

Related Documents

There are no documents related to this page.

Related Pages

There are no pages related to this page.

1 page views for the last 30 days

Share this page
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Share by Email

Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the Napier City Council to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, Napier City Council shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Napier City Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the Napier City Council information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.

© Napier City Council - www.napier.govt.nz / +64 6 835 7579 / Fax: +64 6 835 7574