Who are the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management ?
The National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management (NDFEM) was set up in 2009. They are a section in the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage who co-ordinate emergency responses and give support to the Irish Fire Service.
About The NDFEM
NDFEM supports the fire service by updating work and safety guidelines for firefighters. In 2013 they published a policy document called Keeping Communities Safe - A Framework for Fire Safety in Ireland
This document outlines changes to the standard response targets, the role of the fire service and how these changes will happen. We also published a document called CAMP - The Next Generation
Further Development of Fire Services Communication and Information Facilities in 2013. This document is about the updates and changes that will be made to the way the fire service communicates and collects data.