Emergency and Disaster Response Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The Emergency and Disaster Response Market is Segmented by Equipment (Threat Detection Equipment, Personal Protection Gear, Fire Fighting Equipment, Medical Equipment, Temporary Shelter Equipment, Mountaineering Equipment, and Other Equipment), Vehicle Platform (Land, Marine, and Airborne), and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa). The Report Offers Market Size and Forecast for all the Above Segments in Value (USD).

Emergency and Disaster Response Market Size

Emergency And Disaster Response Market Summary
Study Period 2019-2029
Market Size (2024) USD 166.73 Billion
Market Size (2029) USD 229.30 Billion
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 6.58 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market North America

Major Players

Emergency And Disaster Response Market

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Emergency and Disaster Response Market Analysis

The Emergency And Disaster Response Market size is estimated at USD 166.73 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 229.30 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 6.58% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

The emergency and disaster response market plays a key role in mitigating and managing unforeseen incidents. Primary drivers in this market are technological advancements and the increasing frequency of natural disasters. The integration of innovative technologies, such as AI and IoT, enhances response capabilities, while the rising incidence of natural disasters globally fuels the demand for effective response solutions. The evolving global threat landscape, including pandemics, cyberattacks, and terrorism, propels the need for adaptable and comprehensive emergency response solutions.

In an ever-changing world marked by the constant threat of natural calamities, technological accidents, and pandemics, the ability to respond swiftly and effectively to emergencies and disasters has become a paramount concern for governments and organizations. The focus on preparedness and resilience has intensified, driving investment in research and development of innovative solutions to tackle future emergencies effectively.

However, the market faces challenges, including budget constraints for public agencies and governments. Limited financial resources may hinder the adoption of advanced response technologies. Regulatory challenges and interoperability issues among different response systems pose obstacles, slowing down the seamless coordination required during emergencies.

Increasing incidents of natural and anthropogenic hazards globally have led to a rise in the procurement of necessary equipment and response vehicles by the concerned government agencies. As emergencies become more complex and diverse, traditional approaches may prove insufficient, necessitating continuous adaptation and innovation. This uncertainty can make it difficult for stakeholders to anticipate and prepare for all potential scenarios, further damaging the market's ability to respond effectively.

Emergency and Disaster Response Market Trends

Land Segment to Register the Highest CAGR during the Forecast Period

Increasing procurement of land vehicles by various public and private organizations is acting as the main driver for the market.

Land vehicles can be locally stationed and easily and promptly deployed for emergency damage alleviation. To increase the availability of land-based emergency response vehicles, local disaster management and emergency response teams keep these vehicles at their disposal. Thus, their procurement volumes are higher than that of aerial vehicles, whose overall fleet is smaller, as they are stationed only in bigger cities with the necessary infrastructure to maintain the aircraft.

However, with the growing number of large-scale disasters, the deployment of aerial vehicles for purposes like firefighting and disaster relief logistics is increasing. For instance, in May 2022, American Medical Response was awarded a new USD 1.2 billion five-year contract to provide medical transport and support in response to national disasters and emergencies. AMR is the biggest provider of ground medical transportation in the United States and FEMA's prime EMS provider.

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North America to Dominate Market Share during the Forecast Period

North America dominates the market share due to high spending from the government, in addition to the continual procurement of related equipment and vehicles by various public and private disaster rescue teams.

Severe hurricanes and floods have hit the United States in the recent past, and the country, along with Canada, has seen several forest fires in the past five years. In response to all these occurrences, the procurement of disaster response equipment and vehicles has increased in the region. These factors are expected to drive the market in the region during the forecast period.

For instance, in January 2023, ICF was awarded a three-year USD 51 million contract by the Puerto Rico Department of Housing (PRDOH) to support the commonwealth's single-family disaster recovery and mitigation programs. Under the terms of the contract, the ICF will expand its implementation support of PRDOH's Community Development Block Grant for Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) and Community Development Block Grant for Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) grant programs to repair and rebuild homes damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria, as well as build resilience against future natural disasters.

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Emergency and Disaster Response Industry Overview

The market is fragmented, with various players supplying their products to various applications that fall under the overall emergency and disaster response market. Rosenbauer International AG, Darley, Textron Inc., 3M, and Leonardo SpA are some of the major players in the market. The presence of many local players with varying product portfolios in each country also enhances market fragmentation.

The competition for the players is restricted to the product portfolios they offer, and there are no cross-industry competitors for the players. In such cases, players compete with a relatively lower direct-competitor pool than facing a larger set of multi-industry players having different product offerings.

Established players in the market gain the flexibility to expand their product reach by entering other related industries either by partnerships or acquisitions. For instance, Rosenbauer is very successful in Germany with its ET series these days. Currently, the group firefighting vehicles for disaster relief (LF 20 KatS) are being delivered, which the Federal Ministry of the Interior ordered at the end of 2021 on behalf of the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance.

Emergency and Disaster Response Market Leaders

  1. Rosenbauer International AG

  2. Textron Inc.

  3. 3M

  4. Leonardo S.p.A

  5. Darley

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Emergency and Disaster Response Market Concentration
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Emergency and Disaster Response Market News

April 2023: The Resiliency Initiative (TRI) announced that it was awarded a multi-year contract to provide emergency management consulting services for the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM).

March 2023: IEM was awarded a three-year, USD 51 million contract to serve as a program manager for the Puerto Rico Department of Housing’s federally funded USD 5 billion housing programs.

Emergency and Disaster Response Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Equipment

      1. 5.1.1 Threat Detection Equipment

      2. 5.1.2 Personal Protection Gear

      3. 5.1.3 Medical Equipment

      4. 5.1.4 Temporary Shelter Equipment

      5. 5.1.5 Mountaineering Equipment

      6. 5.1.6 Fire Fighting Equipment

      7. 5.1.7 Other Equipment

    2. 5.2 Vehicle Platform

      1. 5.2.1 Land

      2. 5.2.2 Marine

      3. 5.2.3 Airborne

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. United Kingdom

        2. Germany

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Russia

        6. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Australia

        6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 Latin America

        1. Brazil

        2. Mexico

        3. Rest of Latin America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East and Africa

        1. United Arab Emirates

        2. Saudi Arabia

        3. Egypt

        4. South Africa

        5. Rest of Middle East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Vendor Market Share

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Rosenbauer International AG

      2. 6.2.2 Darley

      3. 6.2.3 Ziegler GmbH

      4. 6.2.4 Magirus GmbH

      5. 6.2.5 Emergency One Group

      6. 6.2.6 Viking Air Ltd

      7. 6.2.7 Textron Inc.

      8. 6.2.8 Leonardo SpA

      9. 6.2.9 3M

      10. 6.2.10 Emergency Medical International

      11. 6.2.11 Smiths Group PLC

      12. 6.2.12 REV Group Inc.

      13. 6.2.13 Honeywell International Inc.

      14. 6.2.14 Juvare LLC

      15. 6.2.15 Esri Inc.

      16. 6.2.16 Everbridge Inc.

      17. 6.2.17 Hexagon AB


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Emergency and Disaster Response Industry Segmentation

The emergence of this market is a response to the increasing frequency and severity of emergencies and disasters across the world. The need for a comprehensive and coordinated response has become evident, from devastating earthquakes and hurricanes to industrial accidents and public health crises. The market encompasses a wide range of products and services to mitigate, manage, and recover from various crises. This includes medical supplies and equipment, search and rescue technologies, communication systems, emergency vehicles, and training services.

The emergency and disaster response market is segmented by equipment, vehicle platform, and geography. By equipment, the market is segmented into threat detection equipment, personal protection gear, firefighting equipment, medical equipment, temporary shelter equipment, mountaineering equipment, and other equipment. By vehicle platform, the market is segmented into land, marine, and airborne. The report also covers the market sizes and forecasts for the emergency and disaster response market in major countries across different regions. For each segment, the market size is provided in terms of value (USD).

Threat Detection Equipment
Personal Protection Gear
Medical Equipment
Temporary Shelter Equipment
Mountaineering Equipment
Fire Fighting Equipment
Other Equipment
Vehicle Platform
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Latin America
Rest of Latin America
Middle East and Africa
United Arab Emirates
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle East and Africa
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Emergency and Disaster Response Market Research FAQs

The Emergency And Disaster Response Market size is expected to reach USD 166.73 billion in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 6.58% to reach USD 229.30 billion by 2029.

In 2024, the Emergency And Disaster Response Market size is expected to reach USD 166.73 billion.

Rosenbauer International AG, Textron Inc., 3M, Leonardo S.p.A and Darley are the major companies operating in the Emergency And Disaster Response Market.

Asia Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2024-2029).

In 2024, the North America accounts for the largest market share in Emergency And Disaster Response Market.

In 2023, the Emergency And Disaster Response Market size was estimated at USD 155.76 billion. The report covers the Emergency And Disaster Response Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Emergency And Disaster Response Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

Emergency and Disaster Response Industry Report

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