General Directorate Fire Safety and Civil Protection


The DG Fire Safety Civil Protection is a national specialized structure of the MoI. It is responsible for performing tasks related to the following:

  1. preventive activities;
  2. state fire control;
  3. firefighting and rescue activities;
  4. licensing and inspection of traders carrying out activities to ensure fire safety on sites and/or maintenance and servicing of appliances, systems and equipment related to fire safety;
  5. conformity assessment and inspection of fire suppression products;
  6. emergency recovery, operational flood protection and search and rescue operations, and chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defence;
  7. early warning and notification to the executive authorities and the population in cases of disasters and air hazards;
  8. methodological and expert assistance to the territorial bodies of the executive authorities in terms of disaster protection and in organizing the activities of voluntary formations;
  9. determination of fire performance characteristics of products and technical and exploitation characteristics of fire-fighting equipment and products;
  10. professional training for fire safety and civil protection authorities, rescuers and volunteers for the implementation of the activities under points 3 and 6.

The Operational Centres of the DG FSCP are responsible for the coordination of the forces within the Unified Rescue System in case of disaster.

Association members

Representatives within the FEU