In order to welcome you we have compiled information about your new hometown.
Get to know the town’s walking and cycling paths, activities and swimming pools but children under 18 get free access to pools.
Children and youth in Hafnarfjörður have access to good education, after-school activities and recreation activities.
Practical information about buses, waste collection, street cleaning, traffic, animal control and more.
Hafnarfjörður hopes to secure financial and social security for all residents. Find out what support is available.
Enjoy culture in Bæjarbíó cultural house, at various museums or attend exciting events.
You can stay at great hotels, hostels or at a family friendly campsite in town.
You can find a lot of outdoors activities and various recreations in Hafnarfjörður.
Check-out upcoming events, or register a new one.
Search for employees or available jobs in town.
Hafnarfjörður Town council consists of 11 municipal representatives. All town council meetings are broadcast live.
Here you can find the town's fees for children, sports and activities and support services.
Contact us with ideas, suggestions, problems or emergencies.
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The Emergency Management should support and strengthen the actions of individual municipalities through co-ordination, information and communication channels.
The duty of municipalities is primarily to promote the safety and wellbeing of citizens.
The duty of municipalities is primarily to promote the safety and wellbeing of citizens. The Emergency Management has the role of co-ordinating actions and taking emergency measures when an emergency arises. The Emergency Management prioritises statutory services and socially important activities, ensures public safety and minimises potential social harm.
A state of emergency can arise when the safety and infrastructure of society is threatened, for example due to natural hazards, technological threats, when the environment and health are threatened or any type of emergency. During the emergency phase, the basic pillars of the municipality’s services are taken care of in order to maintain the most essential activities.
The Emergency Board operates according to the municipality’s response plan.
The Emergency Board works closely with the Civil Protection Department of the National Police Commissioner of Iceland.
Pursuant to Article 5 of the Civil Protection Act, the National Police Commissioner is in charge of civil protection activities. The Civil Protection Act covers co-ordinated civil protection responses, responding to the consequences of an emergency that could threaten the life and health of the public, the environment and property.
The Civil Protection Department of the National Police Commissioner co-ordinates the public safety programmes of municipalities and institutions and supervises their review and maintenance. The tasks of the Civil Protection Department include, among other things, co-operation with organisations regarding emergency planning and work on the creation and revision of response plans.
All important information about public danger and risk can be found on the Civil Protection Department’s website along with information about prevention and education, including response plans.
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