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800px-THW Ortsverband Borna.jpg
Used to mark a THW station. Edit or translate this description.
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasuse on relations unspecified
Useful combination
Status: unspecified

This needs clean-up

For now please see the German translation for a cleaner, organisation-independent proposal.

Why ?

When you need to find a THW station for technicality rescue.

How ?

How about one of the following icons? (To Be Done)

Zahnrad blau.svg

The logo from the organization (there are legal issues an alternative should be used)



+ operator=Bundesanstalt Technisches Hilfswerk (THW)
+ amenity=emergency_service
+ name=THW Ortsverband ... 
+ ref=#
+ squad=#
+ addr=street/housenumber/postcode/city/country
+ contact=phone/fax/website/email


The nameing scheme for the "Ortsverbände" (OV)/"Geschäftsstelle" (GST) is:
THW Ortsverband [name]
THW Geschäftsstelle [name]

THW Ortsverband Speyer
THW Ortsverband Mannheim
THW Geschäftstelle Biberach/Riß


squad is one or more of the following entries, delimiter is ";":

  • "Fachgruppe Beleuchtung (FGr Bel)"
  • "Fachgruppe Brückenbau (FGr BrB)"
  • "Fachgruppe Elektroversorgung (FGr E)"
  • "Fachgruppe Führung/Kommunikation (FGr FK)"
  • "Fachgruppe Infrastruktur (FGr I)"
  • "Fachgruppe Logistik (FGr Log)"
  • "Fachgruppe Ölschaden (FGr Öl)"
  • "Fachgruppe Ortung (FGr O)"
  • "Fachgruppe Räumen (FGr R)"
  • "Fachgruppe Sprengen (FGr Sp)"
  • "Fachgruppe Trinkwasserversorgung (FGr TW)"
  • "Fachgruppe Wassergefahren (FGr W)"
  • "Fachgruppe Wasserschaden/Pumpen (FGr WP)"


Every "Ortsverband" (OV) is a kid of one of the following "Landesverbände" (LV):

  • THW Landesverband Baden-Württemberg relation 1595639
  • THW Landesverband Bayern relation 1595754
  • THW Länderverband Berlin, Brandenburg, Sachsen-Anhalt relation 1595755
  • THW Länderverband Bremen, Niedersachsen relation 1595752
  • THW Länderverband Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig-Holstein relation 1595751
  • THW Länderverband Hessen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland relation 1595753
  • THW Landesverband Nordrhein-Westfalen relation 1595750
  • THW Länderverband Sachsen, Thüringen relation 1595749