The scientific journal «Vestnik of the Institute for Command Engineers of the MES of the Republic of Belarus» was founded in 2005 and on the territory of the Republic of Belarus and beyond its borders. The journal was published every six months, during its existence 24 issues were published. Since 2017, the journal has been published under the title «Journal of Civil Protection».

The journal published articles of native and foreign scientists, reflecting achievements of technical, psychological and military sciences, civil protection applied in the human life safety provision in emergency situations. The main thematic sections of the journal are:

− theoretical and practical aspects of prevention and elimination of emergency situations;
− fire and industrial safety provision;
− psychological factors relating to emergency situations;
− psychological aspects of training specialists in the field of prevention and elimination of emergency situations;

The journal is included in the List of scientific publications of the Republic of Belarus for release of the results of dissertational research in psychological  and technical (in the scientific areas – safety in emergency situations, fire and industrial safety) sciences.

The journal is registered in the State Register of Mass Media and is included in the database of the Russian Scientific Citation Index (RSCI).