Specialised department for Civil Protection and Defence is an independent department of the Regional Government of Styria, directly linked to the so called “Landesamtsdirektor”. The department is the responsible point of contact for all civil protection and crisis management issues in the State of Styria. This means – responsibility for

fire protection,

training fire brigades,

helicopter rescuing,

disaster protection and management,

disaster medicine,

early warning,

alert and information centre and – psychosocial care.


(Head of the Disaster Management Unit)

Regional Government of Styria Department for Civil Protection and Defence
Paulustorgasse 4
8010 GRAZ
Tel: +43 316 877 2218
Fax: +43 316 877 3913