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The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) is responsible for issues concerning civil protection, public safety, emergency management and civil defence as long as no other authority has responsibility. Responsibility refers to measures taken before, during and after an emergency or crisis.

Taking part in a mission

MSB is always looking for committed and skilled experts for our humanitarian, resilience and peace support operations. If you want to engage yourself in providing support to those affected by a crisis, conflict or a disaster, here is further information on how you can get involved.



29 April 2021
Time 14.22

MSB’s responsibility for EU's logistics service for civilian crisis management missions is extended

For the last three years, MSB has been responsible for the EU's logistics service for civilian crisis management missions. This assignment is now being extended for another 18 months.
– We welcome the extension and how it gives us the opportunity to continue to develop the service, says Filip Staake, project manager for the assignment.
1 April 2021
Time 8.00

Scooping aircraft in place in case of wild fires

The Swedish scooping aircraft are now in place ahead of the forest fire season. The timeframe is from first of April until October 30th and can respond to fires in both Sweden and the EU.
– The preparedness is continuously adapted based on risk of fire in the country. The aircraft, if needed, are also expected to be deployed to other EU member states, as they are part of the joint preparedness, says Petronella Norell, head of the National and Civil Protection Operations Section, MSB.
15 March 2021
Time 14.51

EU-minister Hans Dahlgren visited MSB´s EU-warehouses

Sweden’s minister for EU affairs, Hans Dahlgren digitally visited the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, MSB, on the 12th of March to learn more about the agency´s work concerning CSDP Warehouse II and the work within the EU´s civil protection mechanism specifically regarding the rescEU medical stockpile.
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