The questions for which answers are provided are listed below. I have underlined the one most likely to be of interest, however the answer is not a particularly helpful one.
- What other sources of assistance are available to residents?
- Who can help with temporary accommodation if my house is uninhabitable?
- What should I do if I think my house is unsafe?
- If I am assessed under the rapid assessment process, do I still need to make a claim to EQC?
- Do I need to wait for a rapid assessment before fixing any damage to my property?
- Will I be notified before the EQC assessors visit?
- What happens if I think your rapid assessment is wrong
- What do I need to do to get a rapid assessment?
- Who will get a rapid assessment and who will get a full assessment?
- How does EQC define houses with severe structural damage?
- How will assessors prioritise properties for a full assessment at a later date?
- How will assessors decide if a property needs emergency repairs?
- What is the rapid assessment process?
- What should I do if my house needs emergency repairs?
- What’s the maximum amount I can receive from EQC to help me repair earthquake damage to my house?
- What is the Earthquake Commission’s role in helping people in the recovery process in Canterbury?