Ministry of Home Affairs // The Luxembourg Government
The range of competence of the ministry of interior is fixed by the grand ducal decree about the constitution of ministries.
The main tasks of the Ministry concern local affairs, municipal finances, municipal planning and urban development, the control of the accounts of the communes and civil security.
"Seveso": What is it about? What is the role of "Seveso" establishments and of the authorities? How to react in case of an emergency?
The term "Seveso" refers to a town in northern Italy, in Lombardy, which suffered the consequences of an industrial accident that took place in 1976 at the Icmesa chemical plant in the municipality of Meda.
Test of the national warning system: zonal alert SMS, sirens and test message on the GouvAlert-app
As part of the reform of the national warning system, the government will continue to implement its national warning system testing strategy on Monday 6. March 2023 by carrying out the monthly test of the siren network and sending an alert SMS to the population in a specific area, as well as a test message on the GouvAlert application.
Luxembourg reinforces its humanitarian support to Turkey: Deployment of emergency equipment to the disaster area
In response to the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, and at the request of the Turkish government, Luxembourg is stepping up its humanitarian support to the affected populations by offering in-kind donations to Turkey.
Luxembourg expert deployed through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM) in Turkey
Following Turkey's request for assistance from the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM), Minister for Home Affairs Taina Bofferding confirms that a logistics expert has been selected to support European relief efforts in Turkey following the earthquake.
100 municipalities: a century-long evolution of Luxembourg's municipalities
On 8 February 2023, the Chamber of Deputies voted unanimously in the first vote on the two bills concerning the merger of the municipalities of Grosbous-Wahl and Bous-Waldbredimus respectively.
Deployment of a second member of the CGDIS Humanitarian Intervention Team to the disaster area in Turkey
Today, a second member of the Humanitarian Intervention Team (HIT) of the Corps grand-ducal d'incendie et de secours (CGDIS), an expert in logistics, will leave on a humanitarian mission to the earthquake zone in Turkey.