Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)

Public Sector

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) is a uniformed organisation under the purview of the Ministry of Home Affairs. The main role of SCDF is to provide fire-fighting, rescue and emergency ambulance services; mitigating hazardous materials incidents as well as formulate, implement and enforce regulations on fire safety and civil defence shelter matters.

Today, the force is recognised by the population as a professional body of well-trained of officers and men geared to respond to all types of life- threatening emergencies round-the-clock. An operationally ready SCDF, working hand-in-hand with a prepared and resilient population helps to ensure that the nation is capable of handling any untoward eventualities.