• Cyprus Civil Defence

    Always there.
    PROTECTION.

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About us

The Cyprus Civil Defence is a Department of the Ministry of Interior whose main mission is the protection of the population. It is responsible for taking measures in response to natural or man-made disasters, potentially threatening human life and welfare, or even extensively damaging the island’s environment and natural resources. It is also responsible for protecting the civilian population during periods of armed conflict. The measures taken by the Cyprus Civil Defence include a series of actions regarding disaster prevention, preparation, response, strategic planning, education, mitigation and rehabilitation at the aftermath disasters.

About us

The Cyprus Civil Defence is a Department of the Ministry of Interior whose main mission is the protection of the population. It is responsible for taking measures in response to natural or man-made disasters, potentially threatening human life and welfare, or even extensively damaging the island’s environment and natural resources. It is also responsible for protecting the civilian population during periods of armed conflict. The measures taken by the Cyprus Civil Defence include a series of actions regarding disaster prevention, preparation, response, strategic planning, education, mitigation and rehabilitation at the aftermath disasters.

What we do

Τhe Cyprus Civil Defence offers a broad range of services for the protection of citizens in times of peace and of the civilian population in times of war.

Its responsibilities include devising and implementing plans, conducting training and exercises and enforcing new methods and practices in the field of civil protection, in line with international and European standards.

It takes part in mobilizations for emergencies, such as extinguishing fires, evacuating inhabited areas, pumping water from flooded areas, searching for missing persons, rescuing people buried in ruins, and receiving people in need of international protection.

What we do

Τhe Cyprus Civil Defence offers a broad range of services for the protection of citizens in times of peace and of the civilian population in times of war.

Its responsibilities include devising and implementing plans, conducting training and exercises and enforcing new methods and practices in the field of civil protection, in line with international and European standards.

It takes part in mobilizations for emergencies, such as extinguishing fires, evacuating inhabited areas, pumping water from flooded areas, searching for missing persons, rescuing people buried in ruins, and receiving people in need of international protection.

Population Protection Information

National Risk Assessment

The Cyprus National Risk Assessment was first implemented in 2015 in the light of the 1313/2013/EU decision of the European Council and European Parliament in relation to the restructuring of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.

ΕΘΝΙΚΗ ΑΞΙΟΛΟΓΗΣΗ ΚΙΝΔΥΝΟΥ: ΝRΑ 2018 & NRA 2016

rescEU

In March 2019, rescEU was approved by the EU Council and the European Parliament, initiated by Commissioner DG ECHO (Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection), Cypriot Commissioner Chr. Stylianides.

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Where and how to find us

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

  • John Kennedy 23, 2314 Lakatamia, Nicosia
    PO Box 23830, 1686, Nicosia
  • 22403413
  • 22315638

OPERATIONS CONTROL CENTER

DISTRICT OFFICES NICOSIA

  • John Kennedy 23, 2314 Lakatamia, Nicosia
    PO Box 23830, 1686, Nicosia
  • 22403470
  • 22316370

DISTRICT OFFICES LIMASSOL

  • Spyrou Kyprianou Avenue 41 Steratzias Court 2, Apt. 201 4003, Mesa Geitonia, Limassol
    PO Box 59647, 4011, Limassol
  • 25811024
  • 25305491

DISTRICT OFFICES LARNACA

  • Toushane, Petraki Kyprianou Ex Military Camp 6027, Larnaca
    PO Box 42118, 6531, Larnaca
  • 24802034
  • 24802060

DISTRICT OFFICES PAPHOS

DISTRICT OFFICES FAMAGUSTA

  • Sotiras 31 5286, Paralimni, Famagusta
    PO Box 33837, 5318, Paralimni
  • 23815151
  • 23730232

CENTRAL WAREHOUSE

  • Vitona & Voukourestiou 2033, Strovolos, Nicosia
    PO Box 23830,1686, Nicosia
  • 22495657
  • 22519133

Cyprus Civil Defence

Always there.
PROTECTION.

The Cyprus Civil Defence’s vision is to improve and strengthen civil protection mechanisms, raise public awareness of disaster prevention and treatment, increase societal resilience and consolidate basic rules on safety and self-protection.

CIVIL DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS

  • John Kennedy 23, 1st Floor 2314 Lakatamia, Nicosia
    PO Box 23830, 1686, Nicosia
  • 22403413
  • 22315638

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