On 18 October 2016 the Institute for Safety (IFV) (Instituut Fysieke Veiligheid) and The Hague Security Delta (HSD) signed a collaboration agreement. The agreement will stimulate to share their knowledge on safety and crisis management. Both organisations share the ambition to contribute to a safe and secure world. According to both parties the partner agreement will lead to fruitful innovations in the field of multidisciplinary cooperation and crisis management.
IFV is located in Zoetermeer and Arnhem and is the national institute for disaster relief and public crisis management in the Netherlands. The organisation is focused on helping the 25 Dutch safety regions and aim at reinforcing fire services, dealing with contingency plans and crisis management. IFV contributes to a safer society by strengthening the safety regions and their partners in terms of professionalising their tasks. IFV also aims at:
Supporting policies and the administration of senior civil servants and managers.
Developing, mediating and securing knowledge for the professional in the field.
Facilitating and/or providing courses, trainings and exercises to become and stay qualified.
Promoting talent and leadership development.
Acquire, manage and incorporate equipment for the safety regions.
Project management and (organisational)advice.