Hazards and Risks

In civil protection, hazard and risk analyses provide the basis for action planning in the areas of prevention and precaution for coping with catastrophes and emergencies.

The NBC Protection

NBC protection covers all measures to defend against and prevent nuclear (N), biological (B) and chemical (C) threats and hazards.

Protective structures

Protective structures were designed primarily to protect the population (shelters), and to ensure the readiness of civil protection resources (protected premises) during an armed conflict.

Critical infrastructure protection

The term „critical infrastructures“ refers to those facilities and organizations, whose disruption could cause severe damage on a supra-regional level, e.g. in the energy sector, the communication...

Civil protection training

Civil protection training focuses primarily on dealing with disasters and emergencies, and is a cantonal responsibility. The cantons are supported by the FOCP.

Resources Management at Federal Level

Resources Management at Federal Level (ResMaB) coordinates the deployment of all resources that are available at the federal level.

The protection of Cultural Property in Switzerland

These pages offer you basic information about Switzerland's Protection of Cultural Property, about organisation, protective measures and legal basis.

Management and operational communications systems

The FOCP develops and operates secure communications networks for the rescue and security authorities and organisations or coordinates the necessary work. These systems include Polycom, SDVS (secure...

Coordinated Medical Services (CMS)

The CMS supports the public healthcare sector with coordinated civilian and military resources.