Civil Defense Directorate

The Civil Defense Directorate provides civil defense and emergency services in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The Directorate was established in 1956, and lies under the jurisdiction of the country's Ministry of Interior.[1][2]

Civil Defense Directorate
المديرية العامة للدفاع المدني
Civil Defense Directorate Jordan logo.gif
Official logo of the CDD
Directorate overview
FormedJanuary 1, 1956 (1956-01-01)
JurisdictionGovernment of Jordan
HeadquartersAmman, Jordan
31°57′59.57″N 35°54′6.19″E / 31.9665472°N 35.9017194°E / 31.9665472; 35.9017194
Annual budget$300 million (2016 est.)
Minister responsible
  • Sameer Mubaidin
Directorate executive
  • Mustafa Al-Zabay'a, Director General
Parent departmentMinistry of Interior


  1. ^ "Civil Defense Directorate". Government of Jordan. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Directorate of Civil Defense". ICDO. Retrieved 3 January 2017.