The organisation was established on the 1st January 2012 after the contraction of the Metropolitan Fire Department, Directorate of the Civil Defence and the Hungarian Airport Directorate of Disaster Recovery. It is an individually operating and financially independent regional organization of the Ministry of Home Affairs. It is the main authority in cases written in referential law that specifies its tasks. It directs the professional fire fighter units and disaster relief offices.
In case of a disaster or hazard of disaster Anticipation, prevention of impacts on life and elementary material goods, as well as the decrease and windup of its consequences, execution of the rescue and coordination of the regional planning, organization, verification, control and accomplishment.
Prominently important public security task is to protect the life and material safety of the county’s inhabitants, and the protection of the secure operation of the national economy and critical infrastructure elements.
In order to fulfill the designated functions:
The Teritorial Department Units of the Metropolitan Directorate of Disaster of Disaster Recovery are:
North-Buda Sub- Office (SO) District I;II;III;XII
South-Buda SO District XI; XXI., XXII.
North-Pest SO District IV., XIII., XIV., XV., XVI
Central-Pest SO District V., VI. VII., VIII., IX., X.
South-Pest SO District XVII., XVIII., XIX., XX., XXIII