Looking at territorial areas only, i.e. [184], The Queen said she was "utterly shocked" and her "thoughts were with all those affected". The New Zealand Fire Service coordinated search and rescue, with support from the Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams from New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, United States, Japan, Taiwan, China and Singapore, totalling 150 personnel from New Zealand and 429 from overseas. The primarily wilderness all-volunteer search and rescue organisation, LandSAR, deployed 530 people to the city to perform welfare checks. On Wednesday morning, 22 hours after the quake, a survivor was pulled from the rubble. [177] Kamalesh Sharma, Commonwealth Secretary-General, sent a message of support to the Prime Minister and stated "our heart and condolences go immediately to the bereaved." The earthquake destroyed the ChristChurch Cathedral's spire and part of its tower, and severely damaged the structure of the remaining building. The President also made a call to Prime Minister Key. Implemented programs can use this knowledge to help survivors focus on the positive effects, possibly working with families to help them get through the disaster with the people they feel closest with. New Zealand, and indeed the entire world, has rallied together to help sort our crisis. Smoking prevalence increases following Canterbury earthquakes. [24] The acceleration occurred mainly in a vertical direction,[16] with eyewitness accounts of people being tossed into the air. [223] Some matches needed to be rescheduled. In September 2012, Minister of Education Hekia Parata announced plans to permanently close and/or merge a number of schools due to falling roll numbers and quake damage. New Zealand's Earthquake Commission (EQC), a government organisation, levies policyholders to cover a major part of the earthquake risk. Due to the extensive damage of a number of secondary schools, many were forced to share with others, allowing one school to use the ground in the morning and the other in the afternoon. 185 people from more than 20 countries died in the earthquake. Welfare Centres and support networks were established throughout the city. One P-3 Orion was deployed in the initial stages of the disaster to provide images and photographs of the city. At 12.51 p.m. on Tuesday 22 February 2011, a magnitude 6.3 earthquake caused severe damage in Christchurch and Lyttelton, killing 185 people and injuring several thousand. [153], The army also operated desalination plants to provide water to the eastern suburbs. The earthquake epicentre was near Lyttelton, just 10 kilometres south-east of Christchurch’s central Rhodes, B., & Becker, L. (2013). [147] Over 1400 Army, Navy and Air Force personnel were involved,[148] and Territorials (Army Reserve) were called up. [137] The United States sent Urban Search and Rescue California Task Force 2, a 74-member heavy rescue team consisting of firefighters and paramedics from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, doctors, engineers and 26 tons of pre-packaged rescue equipment. [84][85][86], Several other churches were seriously damaged, including: Knox Presbyterian Church, St Luke's Anglican Church, Durham Street Methodist Church, St Paul's-Trinity-Pacific Presbyterian Church, Oxford Terrace Baptist Church, Holy Trinity Avonside and Holy Trinity, Lyttelton. [20], GNS Science stated that the earthquake arose from the rupture of an 8 km x 8 km fault running east-northeast at a depth of 1–2 km beneath the southern edge of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary and dipping southwards at an angle of about 65 degrees from the horizontal beneath the Port Hills. 115 people died in the building, which housed a TV station, a medical clinic and an English language school. Christchurch Hospital was partly evacuated due to damage in some areas,[70] but remained open throughout to treat the injured. An additional 28 people were killed in various places across the city centre, and twelve were killed in suburban Christchurch. [142] Taiwan sent a 22-member team from the National Fire Agency, along with two tons of specialist search and rescue equipment. Different demographics may benefit from different types of mental counseling to help them recover from trauma. The June 2011 Christchurch earthquake was responsible for causing additional damage to an already earthquake-devastated region. Each individual can react differently to traumatic events, and more research needs to be done to learn how to predict vulnerability and access the effects to find solutions that work best. The earthquake took place around 1420 New Zealand Standard Time and was centered next to 3.8 miles deep, six miles from Christchurch.. Definitions of June 2011 Christchurch earthquake, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of June 2011 Christchurch earthquake, analogical dictionary of June 2011 Christchurch earthquake (English) 2011年基督城地震... News Limited . CDEM were supported by local authorities, New Zealand Police, Fire Service, Defence Force and many other agencies and organisations. [256][260][262] Those that exhibit lower mental health prior to an earthquake will be more likely to experience negative life changes than positive life changes with regard to personal strength. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015 2011. [92] The town's historic Timeball Station was extensively damaged, adding to damage from the preceding earthquake in September 2010. [112] Between 6,600 and 6,800 people were treated for minor injuries,[113] and Christchurch Hospital alone treated 220 major trauma cases connected to the quake. The government declared a state of national emergency, which stayed in force until 30 April 2011. [208], The UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive programme was established in 2011 by University of Canterbury Professor Paul Millar. In his formal statement, he commented that the loss of life was "dreadful" and the "thoughts and prayers of the British people were with them". Finance Minister Bill English advised that the effects of the 2011 quake were likely to be more costly than the September 2010 quake. [200] The Royal Commission made a total of 189 recommendations and found that the Canterbury Television building should not have been granted a building permit by the Christchurch City Council. "[180][181], David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, issued a statement and sent SMS text messages to Commonwealth prime ministers. [97] Three deaths were reported in the Sumner area, according to the Sumner Chief Fire Officer. [21] Fires were reported at the (This is 23:51 21 February UTC). [47] Road surfaces were forced up by liquefaction, and water and sand were spewing out of cracks. After a downturn in demand, a second wave of patients started arriving, many with much more severe injuries. Christchurch Quake Map. [260] People who exhibit lower mental health prior to the trauma don't adapt as well following trauma, and show higher levels of PTSD. [172], Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on the earthquake. Home. [75] Demolition was completed in May 2012. [135] They also responded to fires, serious structural damage reports, and landslides working with structural engineers, seismologists and geologists, as well as construction workers, crane and digger operators and demolition experts. They took into account a technical investigation undertaken by the Department of Building and Housing. After 7 years, the school is set to be moved to Redcliffs Park in 2020. [230] AMI Stadium was going to host the rugby league ANZAC Test, however, on 4 March it was announced the match would be moved to Skilled Park on the Gold Coast. Subsequent population loss saw the Christchurch main urban area fall behind the Wellington equivalent to decrease from second to third most populous area in New Zealand. [182], Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, issued a statement on behalf of the UN expressing his "deep sadness" and stressed the "readiness of the United Nations to contribute to its efforts in any way needed". Home » New Zealand Natural Disasters » Christchurch Earthquakes » Christchurch Earthquake 13th June 2011. [68] By mid-2019 early design and stabilisation work had begun. [81] Both Our City and the Civic are on the register of Heritage New Zealand. It was followed by a large aftershock on 13 June (which caused considerable additional damage) and a series of large shocks on 23 December 2011. He added that the thoughts and prayers of the Commonwealth were with the citizens of New Zealand, and Christchurch especially. Thought the building was coming down. The scale of the destruction all but defies belief when we can appreciate only too well how difficult it must have been struggling to come to terms with last year's horror ... Our deepest sympathy and constant thoughts are with you and all New Zealanders. [194] Prince William, made a two-day trip to the country to tour the areas affected by the earthquake,[195] attended on the Queen's behalf and made an address during the service. A composite "Christchurch Response Centre" was established in the Christchurch Art Gallery, a modern earthquake-resilient building in the centre of the city which had sustained only minor damage. [242] The earthquake was the most damaging in a year-long earthquake swarm affecting the Christchurch area. Some residents went several days without official contact, so neighbours were encouraged to attend to those around them. [64] Search of the building was technically difficult for USAR teams, requiring the deconstruction of 4-tonne stair sets, but the building was cleared with no victims discovered.[65]. [143][144] China sent a 10-member specialist rescue team. Holden et al. Most Cantabrians were away from their homes when the 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck at 12.51 p.m. on 22 February 2011. The Anglican Church decided to demolish the building and replace it with a new structure, but various groups opposed the church's intentions, with actions including taking a case to court. Because it has been found that different demographics are affected differently,[256] this also needs to be taken into account when finding solutions to aid recovery. [55] As of February 2015, there had been 1240 demolitions within the four avenues since the September 2010 earthquakes. Of the 185 victims, 115 people died in the Canterbury Television building alone, while another 18 died in the collapse of PGC House, and eight were killed when masonry fell on Red Bus number 702 in Colombo Street. [262] The displacement of large numbers of citizens following a trauma poses as a problem for researchers of natural disasters. [109], 185 people from more than 20 countries died in the earthquake. [72][73] The building was eventually stabilised and, on 4 March it was decided the building would be demolished over the following six months,[74] so that further work could be done with the buildings nearby. [12][21], The peak ground acceleration (PGA) in central Christchurch exceeded 1.8g (i.e. The commission was chaired by High Court judge Justice Mark Cooper with support from two other Commissioners, engineers Sir Ron Carter and Professor Richard Fenwick. Significant liquefaction affected the eastern suburbs, producing around 400,000 tonnes of silt. 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