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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.



13 October 2021
Time 8.19

Building resilience to strengthen disaster risk reduction

October 13 marks the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. At MSB, we work with international capacity development projects to prevent and manage crises and disasters. The MSB mandate stems from the framework of the Swedish development aid policy and the European development agenda.
24 June 2021
Time 14.15

Cyber security, countering foreign influence and prevention of violent extremism in focus at leadership meeting

This week MSB and DHS S&T held a leadership meeting to discuss challenges and opportunities for our long-standing bilateral research and development partnership. On the agenda were a number of prioritized fields, such as cyber security, countering foreign influence and prevention of violent extremism.
24 June 2021
Time 10.32

The rescEU medical stockpile in Sweden is ready to provide assistance

The medical stockpile for which Sweden, through MSB, has been assigned responsibility has now started to fill up with equipment to be kept in stock and can thus be used in European preparedness.
"Many people have been working hard since September last year when we received the assignment and we are happy to say that the stockpile is now ready for use," says Robert Wallén, Head of Response and Operations Department, MSB.
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