German Fire Departments

Over 1.3 million people are active in Germany either as volunteer or professional fire fighters. With this workforce, the German Fire Department achieves great things in civil emergency response day after day and is a recognized and reliable partner for safety topics not only in Germany, but also worldwide.

»Safety made in Germany is a huge plus for everyone’s safety in Germany and Europe.«
Hans-Peter Kröger
President of the German Firefighters Association (DFV)

Federal Agency for Technical Relief

With a base of around 82,000 committed volunteers, the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW), as a civil safety protection and disaster relief organization, is globally unique. The national and international relief projects continually require a constant high level of quality – in education as well as equipment.

»Safety made in Germany is setting new benchmarks in the field of civil disaster relief.«
Albrecht Broemme,
President of the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW)

Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance

The Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK), located in Bonn, is one of the agencies under the remit of the Federal Ministry of the Interior. It is centrally responsible for civil protection in the event of a catastrophe. Aside from crisis management, the BBK’s functions include providing emergency supplies, research and technology, as well as health protection measures for the population.

»Safety cannot be take for granted – however, high-quality products and services in the area of safety should be a matter of course.«
Christoph Unger,
President of the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster (BBK)

German Red Cross

For 150 years, the German Red Cross (DRK) has been providing compassionate care to those in need. Today, over 400,000 volunteers and 3.5 million members are helping through their commitment to humanitarian principles, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary participation, unity and universality. As a national aid society and leading social welfare organization, the Red Cross has become the biggest humanitarian organization in the world. It's mission is to prevent and alleviate human suffering everywhere. The DRK is a unique global network providing neutral and voluntary aid which links  millions of volunteer helpers, donors and hundreds of thousands of  staff members together from 189 countries.

»The demands our helpers have on products and work safety are high. This is why we support Safety made in Germany - to ensure a high level of safety for our emergency forces«
Dr. Rudolf Seiters,
President of the German Red Cross (DRK)