National Emergency Planning

The national planning has the objective to define and coordinate rescue operations and assistance to face a pending disaster, event classified as "Type C". The national contingency plans are broken down by type of risk and related to specific areas of Italian territory, identified with the help of the scientific community, according to the event dangerousness and the vulnerability of the territory.

The national emergency plan ensures the mobilization of all components of the National Civil Protection Service as a single organization of emergency, which combines central and local institutions, volunteer organizations and private enterprises, foreign countries and if necessary, to give first aid and assistance to citizens.