Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB) responsibilities regarding civil protection cover national, regional and local preparedness and emergency planning, fire and electrical safety, safety in handling and transport of hazardous substances, as well as product and consumer safety. The Norwegian Civil Defence is part of DSB. DSB reports to the Ministry of Justice and Public Security.
DSB aims at maintaining an overview of risk and vulnerability in society. The Directorate shall be a driving force in the work to prevent crises, accidents and other undesirable incidents, and ensure sound emergency preparedness and efficient accident and crisis management.
The aim of the visual identity was to express strength and security. The two stars interlinked symbolizes the strength in a chain and the stars are the distictions of the people working in the dsb. Design made together with Nina Kristensen and Gøril Torske while working in SDG.