The THW’s framework concept 2023 focuses on its expanded tasks in the sense of the “Zeitenwende” (watershed moment). This results in a broad spectrum of new operational situations for securing and defending democracy, in line with the National Security Strategy. Likewise, THW regards it as important to increase security awareness and resilience of the population.

Greater challenges for the future further arise from multiple crises and more complex scenarios, such as the high numbers of refugees in 2015/16, the Corona pandemic in 2019 and the heavy rain event two years ago.