List of Danish Practitioner Networks

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Having in mind the different types of large-scale incidents a sub-division of the practitioners networks in those from Police, Fire brigade, Emergency medical services, various types of technical rescue, NGOs involved in disaster management is considered helpful for reaching out to them in the different incidents.

The following table presents Danish networks and associations of practitioners from the field of crisis management.

Fire & Rescue Services

Network Description Website Facebook Twitter
Hovedstadens Beredskab The Greater Copenhagen Fire Department, Hovedstadens Beredskab, is the largest municipal emergency service in Denmark. Greater Copenhagen Fire Department covers 8 municipalities, 12 fire and ambulance stations and around 1000 employees and volunteers. They are on 24 hours duty and are in contact with almost 1 million citizens. They are actively working with community risk reduction, both on the internet and by visiting people and institutions in the Copenhagen area.

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Falck Falck fire service provides firefighting and rescuing services to local communities and industrial customers in various high-risk sectors on a contractual basis with the authorities. The focus is on a rapid response, prevention, and maintenance of fire suppression systems and equipment. The Falck Group is owned by a group of Danish investments companies and commercial foundations. website Facebook Twitter

Emergency Medical Services

Network Description Website Facebook Twitter
Røde Kors Danish Red Cross has 120 local branches in Denmark conducting first aid, social and psychosocial activities throughout the country with the support of 32.0000 volunteers. Danish Red Cross also operates a number of asylum centres for refugees in Denmark. website Facebook Twitter
Capital Region of Denmark, Prehospital Unit The Capital Region of Denmark, Prehospital Unit provides immediate care to people with acute illness or injury in the Capital Region of Denmark. website
Falck Falck ambulance service provides emergency medical transport and medicine delivery and also scheduled sick transport website Facebook Twitter

Sea rescue

Network Description Website Facebook Twitter
Dansk Søredningsselskab The Danish Sea Rescue Society is a general interest association with a board and a number of local branches. Wants remain a non-profit association assisting recreational sailors and other boat owners in non-life-threatening situations at sea, and to be available to the official rescue services at sea. website Facebook Twitter

Crisis management

Network Description Website Facebook Twitter
DEMA The Danish Emergency Management Agency is a governmental agency under the Ministry of Defence. We work to prepare society for, prevent and respond to major accidents and disasters. DEMA is the point of contact for requests to Denmark for international crisis and emergency assistance. website Twitter
Danske Beredskaber Danske Beredskaber is an association of all the municipal emergency units in the country and works to develop and improve emergency preparedness in Denmark. website Facebook Twitter


Network Description Website Facebook Twitter
Politi Danish Police. website Facebook Twitter