Safety in Catalonia

  • Budget for 2017

    Budget for the Ministry of Home Affairs, allocated to preventing and extinguishing fires, police and civil protection, traffic and security, and the cost of running the 112 emergency call service.

  • Min. of Home Affairs

    Responsible for overseeing functions related to public safety, traffic, emergencies and civil protection, preventing fires and rescue operations, public spectacles and recreational activities.

  • Plans and measures

    Documents specifying the future scenario and the measures needed to achieve this in the areas of safety, attending to the victims of gender and domestic violence, and road safety.

  • Scope of activity

    Information concerning safety, the fire brigade, civil protection, traffic, training and public spectacles.

  • 112 emergency phone line

    112 is the only emergency phone number in Catalonia and throughout Europe. It provides an immediate response 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The service is free.

  • Mossos d’Esquadra

    The Mossos d'Esquadra are Catalonia's police force. Their aim is to work for the community, offering a quality service based on proximity to the public, responsibility, professionalism and efficiency.

  • Gender and domestic violence

    Information about what to do in cases of gender and domestic violence.

  • Civil Protection map of Catalonia

    Real-time information about areas at risk from earth tremors, fire, snow, nuclear accidents, plane crashes, landslides, etc.

  • Civil Protection plans

    Planning tool that establishes the functioning and organisation of human and material resources to improve the response to emergencies or serious hazards.

  • Public Safety Institute of Catalonia

    Center of creation and knowledge transfer of security system in Catalonia.