Niger General Directorate for Civil Protection (DGPC)

DGPC logo.

The General Directorate of Civil Protection (DGPC) is part of the Ministry of the Interior, Public Security, Decentralisation and Customary and Religious Affairs.

Its mandate foresees the following objectives:
  • Ensure the protection of: people, property and the environment from disaster and disaster risk;
  • Study, develop and monitor civil security measures at the national level;
  • Organizing and coordinating emergency relief;
  • Participate in humanitarian assistance;
  • Assessing the humanitarian consequences and victim assistance needs and coordinating the operational management of floods, fires, humanitarian issues of armed conflict, inter-community violence, industrial and technological disasters;
  • Ensure the accounting management of the stocks of assistance made available.