Registering with Red Cross essential
Media Release: Auckland Civil Defence
Registering with Red Cross
Anyone who has left Christchurch
as a result of the earthquake on 22 February should register
with Red Cross and keep the organisation up to date on their
Auckland Civil Defence
controller Clive Manley reminds those Christchurch residents
displaced by the earthquake, who are now staying in
Auckland, to register and keep in touch with the Red Cross.
“It is essential that all the people being hosted
by Aucklanders and those staying at hotels, motels and
temporary accommodation in the region are registered with
the Red Cross.
“Whether you’ve made your own
arrangements, are being cared for by friends or family or
are in accommodation provided by Auckland Civil Defence or
other agencies, we need to know where people are.
“If you move to another address or out of Auckland,
you must also update your whereabouts with the Red Cross.
“Registration and accurate information helps us
to take care of people displaced by the earthquake and
provide them with accommodation, health, finance, travel and
personal support,” says Mr Manley.
phone the Red Cross on 0800 RED CROSS or 0800 733 276 or
complete a form at the Auckland Airport or Manukau reception
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