The Earthquake and War Damages Commission began in 1945 following the 1944 Wairarapa Earthquake. In the 70 years since, the role of EQC has changed significantly.
"This is EQC" is a short video that gives an overview into the functions EQC is charged with performing - before, during and after a natural disaster – to support New Zealanders and their communities. (Please note the video does have background sound)
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