You can reach the Voluntary Rescue Service by contacting the Finnish Red Cross or directly contacting the member organisation you are interested in.
The Finnish Lifeboat Institution is responsible for the voluntary maritime rescue operations and the Finnish Air Rescue Society is responsible for the voluntary air rescue operations.
The Red Cross is responsible for coordinating Vapepa nationally.
The employee e-mail addresses follow the form firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preparedness coordinator Arsi Veikkolainen
tel. +358 40 120 9022
- Coordinating the Voluntary Rescue Service
- Collaboration with interest groups
Communications officer Aku Suomalainen
tel. +358 40 581 0346
- Vapepa communications and media relations
- The Vapepa website and social media channels
- Vapepa communications materials
- Communications training
- Supporting the communications of the member organisations and volunteers
- Vapepa-info magazine
The preparedness leaders of the Finnish Red Cross districts are responsible for the regional co-operation of the Vapepa organisations and for supporting the volunteers in emergency teams around Finland. The e-mail addresses of the preparedness leaders follow the form email@example.com.
Helsinki and Uusimaa
tel. +358 40 557 0111
p. +35840 5895 780
tel. +358400 965 407
Annikki von Pandy
tel. +358400 391868
tel. +35840 528 0902
tel. +35840 131 7100
tel. +358400 322 191
tel. +358400 648268
tel. +358400 127 152
tel. +358400 838 675
tel. +35840 675 8455
tel. +358400 263448