Federal Agency for Technical Relief

The Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) consists of 80,000 mostly volunteer members and is a federal German agency that provides worldwide technical assistance on behalf of the Federal Government of Germany within the framework of Civil Protection, disaster control, public emergencies, and large‐scale accidents at the request of the authorities in charge of hazard control, in particular in the field of recovery and repair.

THW is the coordinator of the DAREnet project and is in charge for the definition of DAREnet challenges and RDI topics and for the establishment of stakeholder relations and sustainability. THW acts as DAREnet National Contact for Germany and connect with Civil Protection stakeholders and institutions in Germany.