Building resilience to earthquakes and other natural hazards.
Natural hazards Inc is an internationally focussed collaborative of New Zealand industry leaders delivering innovative solutions for earthquake and natural hazard risk management. We have specialists in risk assessment, hazards monitoring, emergency preparedness, improving your community's understanding and resilience to natural hazards, business continuity, engineering solutions for hazard mitigation, communications, economic evaluation, hazard education, and research.
We have experience in resourcing and leading projects at international, national and community levels. Natural Hazards Inc can help with a complete integrated plan or we can help in upgrading your existing natural hazard management with such things as updating your information and communication systems, staff training, community education programmes, or even just retrofitting your important or historic buildings with our world famous base isolators and instrumenting them with our accelerographs.
John Hamilton John Hamilton held the appointment of Director Civil Defence Emergency Management from 2006 until October ... more...
On 28 March 2005 the island of Nias was struck by a magnitude 8.7 earthquake which left 839 dead, destroyed 13,000 houses, and damaged ... more...