Oversight of rescue services

We maintain enforcement of rescue services and their coverage and quality. In addition, we support the Ministry of the Interior as it 

  • directs and steers rescue services and maintains enforcement of their coverage and quality
  • is in charge of the preparedness and organisation of rescue services at the national level
  • coordinates the activities of various ministries and sectors in the field of rescue services and their development.

We also manage other duties provided for in the Rescue Act.

Links to legal texts

Rescue Act (379/2011), section 23 (in Finnish)