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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.


26 May 2020
Time 16.28

Continued support for Sweden’s strategy

This week’s survey by Kantar Sifo shows very small changes. An new question concerns changes over the last 1–2 weeks. The result indicates that about one in ten respondents follows the recommendations to a lesser degree today than they did 1–2 weeks ago. Eight in ten respondents state that they are following recommendations to same extent today as they did 1–2 weeks ago. But 6 per cent say that they are better at following the recommendations today than they were 2 weeks ago.
20 May 2020
Time 13.06

Essential services and national testing for covid-19

MSB has drawn up recommendations and a list of priorities to expedite the Public Health Agency of Sweden’s strategy for increased testing of staff in essential services who are off sick.
19 May 2020
Time 9.02

Nine out ten keep a safe distance

Almost nine out ten people wash their hands more often, and almost as many keep a safe distance to others, in shops for example. Last week we reported a reduction in changed behaviour – now, a week later, the trend is upward again.
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