Decision making

The City of Helsinki’s Rescue Committee and the Helsinki City Rescue Department working under it are responsible for the rescue services and the duties separately appointed to them, in accordance with the objectives set by the City Council and City Board.

The department provides emergency medical services to the extent that has been agreed with the service provider.

The rescue authorities of the Helsinki Rescue Services’ region are the committee, the Head of the Department, the Rescue Commander, and other officials appointed by him.