Information regarding civil defence shelters

Publication date 4.3.2022 16.44 | Published in English on 9.3.2022 at 14.12

The situation in Ukraine is causing concern and the rescue department has received many inquiries regarding civil defence shelters.

The rescue department reminds that at present no such threat is made to Finland that would require the use of civil defence shelters. Due to the great interest in civil defence shelters, we have put together an information package with answers to the most common questions.

Frequently asked questions about civil defence shelters

Other helpful links:

Preparedness /

Preparedness tips for disturbance situations

Civil defence Väestönsuojelu (SPEK) (in finnish)


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