Protection and Rescue Directorate

Name: Protection and Rescue Directorate
Organization Type: Governmental
Organization Type comment:
Country: Macedonia
Address: Vasko Karangeleski 8
Town: Skopje
Postal Code: 1000

Contact Person: vlatko jovanovski
Position of Contact Person: Chief of Cabinet
Phone Number: +389 2 2433 311
Fax Number: +389 2 2433 302
Email: meri.hristovska@dzs.gov.mk
Web : www.dzs.gov.mk

Thematic: DRR&CCA
Theme: Best practices, Methodologies & Guidelines Capacity Development Disaster Risk and Risk transfer Land use planning Disaster recovery Media and Advocacy Risk identification and assessment Disaster preparedness Early Warning system
Hazard: Avalanche Cold wave Drought Earthquake Epidemic & pandemic Flood Heat wave Landslide Nuclear, bacteriological and Chemical Storm Surge Technological Disasters Tsunami Wilde-fires Any
Last Update: 11/04/2014

Organization Description

Directorate was established by law for the protection and rescue. The work started in 16/05/2005.
The directorate is an independent state body.
Is incurred by joining the civil protection of the Ministry of Defense and inspection for fire safety by the Ministry of Interior.
It consists of 4 sections with 11 departments, 4 independent units and 35 regional offices for protection and rescue.
Protection and rescue of people, the environment, material goods, natural resources, flora and fauna and cultural heritage from natural disasters and other accidents in peace, emergency and martial law, are regulated by the Law on protection and rescue and the unique system protection and rescue.