The division maintains ongoing working relations with all national emergency agencies in Israel, including the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA), the Home Front Command, the Police and Fire Department, as well as government ministries (Ministries of National Security, of the Interior, Education, and Defense), and the IDF. The division initiates projects and works with the security officers of the local authorities on issues relating to day-to-day security; it also prepares and assists the authorities in times of emergency and in securing educational institutions. In addition, the division engages in and represents the Federation in activities and professional discussions with all emergency organizations and in the Knesset, organizes professional conferences, makes surveys of the local authorities, and participates in national drills.

Yochai Vajima – Head of the Security and Emergency Division