Glossary

German Joint Information and Situation Centre (German abbreviation: GMLZ)

The German Joint Information and Situation Centre (German abbreviation: GMLZ) belongs to the German Federal Agency for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance. It is responsible for yielding services for the management of information and resources both for the federal government and the states. This applies in particular for extensive or complex situations and for the fulfillment of international obligations. The GMLZ was created to improve the cooperation within the various organisations, both on national and on international level, to overcome significant situations of damage or risk.