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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

The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) looks for individuals who feel a strong commitment to their fellow man, and who want to develop their abilities and harness them for the benefit of the victims of conflicts and disasters.


9 April 2020
Time 16.49

Almost the entire population has changed their behaviour due to the coronavirus pandemic

The research company Kantar Sifo has been tasked with examining which changes Swedes have made to reduce the risk of being infected by the coronavirus or infecting someone else. Among other things, the results show that almost the entire population has changed their behaviour as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
8 April 2020
Time 16.45

Videos on how we can slow down the spread of infection together now available in several languages

On the county administrative boards’ common website, informationsverige.se, you can now find adapted information on the novel coronavirus for foreign-born persons and new arrivals. The material may be shared freely.
30 March 2020
Time 15.00

The information campaign on the new coronavirus is launching

On 24 March 2020, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) was directed by the Government to carry out a major information campaign in order to provide coordinated information on the new coronavirus. The awareness action is carried out in cooperation with the Public Health Agency and the National Board of Health and Welfare. The goal is to reach as many as possible in Sweden’s population.
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