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About Civil Defence in Meath

Civil Defence Mission:

“To support the emergency services and to provide community support by promoting, developing and maintaining Civil Defence as an effective volunteer based organisation”

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Role of Civil Defence:

Civil Defence is a volunteer based humanitarian organisation dedicated to assisting the civilian population in time of crisis.  Its secondary role is providing community support at local, regional and national events.


Civil Defence was established by the Government in 1950 under the Air Raid Precautions Acts of 1939 and 1946 and the Civil Defence Act of 2002

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