Rescue Services of Kainuu carry out rescue and accident prevention duties in the Kainuu region.
The Emergency Powers Act obligates municipalities to prepare for incidents with the help of contingency plans and by making preparations. The purpose of contingency planning is to ensure that the municipality’s key duties can be performed with as little disturbance as possible in any situation.
It is imperative that society can carry out its duties in all situations. These can be categorised according to how serious or great the threat or disturbance is estimated to be. Such cases are referred to as safety situations. Safety situations are divided into normal circumstances, incidents and emergencies.
The emergency number is 112.Rescue Services of Kainuu (finnish)