About us

Members of the management board

The heads of the business units are on the management board of the Federal Office for Civil Protection (FOCP).

Basic FOCP legislation

The tasks and competencies of the Federal Office for Civil Protection (FOCP) are laid down in a range of acts, ordinances and directives.

Organisation of the FOCP

The FOCP consists of the following business units: Civil Protection Policy, Spiez Laboratory, National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC), Training, Infrastructure and Resources.

Locations and contacts

The FOCP has its offices in various places. Its headquarters are at the Monbijoustrasse 51A in Bern.

Tasks of the Federal Office for Civil Protection (FOCP)

The FOCP supports federal authorities, cantons and partner organisations of the civil protection system in preventing collective risks and in handling incidents.

Job vacancies in the FOCP

Autonomous work, networked thinking and a constant willingness to learn more are expected and promoted in the Federal Office for Civil Protection (FOCP).