Meteo-Hydro risk Emergencies


Vibo Valentia, 2006 - Emergenza meteo-idro

When there is a weather, hydrogeological and hydraulic risk-related phenomenon, the Civil Protection Department intervenes according to the extent of the event and the capacity of local resources to respond to it. 

If necessary, forces and vehicles are dispatched to the affected territories to provide support to local authorities.

In emergencies of national concern, the Department addresses and coordinates the emergency response.

This section contains the main hydrogeological emergencies for which the Head of Department has been apppointed as Commissioner or that involved the Department during the post-emergency reconstruction.


In March 2019 Idai cyclone hit Mozambique, particularly the area of Beira. In order to help the affected population the Prime Minister activated the National Service sending a 2nd level Advanced Medical Post.