Preparedness Unit

The Preparedness Unit is the expert, guidance and development unit for social and medical preparedness and response. The Preparedness Unit develops in cooperation with the Ministry's departments and units and the agencies and institutions in the administrative sector the preparedness in the sector that is required for special situations under normal conditions and emergency conditions as well as maintains the situational management and security arrangements.

The director of the Preparedness Unit and the Ministry's Director for Social and Medical Emergency Preparedness and Response is Olli Haikala.