Safety and Prevention | Ajuntament de Barcelona

A new vision and a new model of public safety

Based on proximity, transparency and territorial action, and relying on citizen participation


04/06/2020 - 16:47

Bathing and recreation at the beaches again with stage 2 of the lockdown exit

Environment and sustainability. Capacity will be controlled at the beaches in Ciutat Vella to ensure safety distances.

27/05/2020 - 12:27

The technical office to oversee the Covid-19 emergency closes down

COVID-19. The office oversaw the installation of field hospitals and tasks carried out at elderly people’s homes.

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31/05/2020 - 12:52

Results from the public perception survey on the impact of Covid-19

COVID-19. The survey interviewed 3,600 people between 6 April and 16 May.

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Areas of responsibility

The Safety and Prevention Area depends on the Fifth Deputy Mayor’s Office. It is responsible for public safety and prevention policies and in charge of the Guàrdia Urbana (city police) and the Fire Service Barcelona wants to set an example of safe, peaceful, community coexistence.