International missions


Flood Rescue Using Boats

New Website :

The new website of the Directorate-General Civil Security of the Federal Public Service Home Affairs has been online since 22 April 2014.

EU Modex

The overall objective of the European Civil Protection Modules Exercises (EU Modex) is to test and train modules and EU Civil Protection experts made available by Participating States, in order to prepare them for international operations in the framework of the European Civil Protection Mechanism.



B-FAST is an interdepartmental structure which organizes the dispatching of Belgian emergency assistance abroad. Belgian assistance abroad is coordinated at European level. At the request of the EU, Belgium then sends a B-FAST team (Belgian First Aid and Support Team).

High Capacity Pumping

The available means of the Belgian civil protection services allow B-FAST to intervene also in case of extensive flood disasters abroad.