Function & Responsibilities

• Frame policy, coordinate, supervise and issue guidelines concerning raising, training, equipping and efficient functioning of the Fire Services, Home Guards and Civil Defence.

• To aid and advise the government in the organizational and operational matters in respect of the Fire Service, Disaster response/ Emergency Services.

• Overall responsibility for Civil Defence including policy planning, operational research and training.

• Home Guards Organisation; Policy and planning for strengthening and efficient functioning of the Home Guards establishments in the Districts in coordination with the Commandants.