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Public-images-osm logo.svg emergency_service = technical
THW Ortsverband Borna.jpg
Used to mark a THW station. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Emergencies
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)/"Regionalstelle" (RST) is:
THW Ortsverband [name]
THW Regionalstelle [name]

THW Ortsverband Speyer
THW Ortsverband Mannheim
THW Regionalstelle 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