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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.


30 July 2020
Time 12.43

Fewer expecting to become infected

Responses to Kantar Sifo’s survey remain relatively unchanged, and trust in government agencies’ handling of the spread of the coronavirus in Sweden remains constant. Also, fewer and fewer respondents say they are worried about becoming infected with the virus.
22 July 2020
Time 13.07

Trust and concern largely constant

Responses to Kantar Sifo’s survey have mostly remained constant over the last few weeks. The majority of respondents say they are continuing to follow the agency’s recommendations and that they intend to get vaccinated when a vaccine is available.
15 July 2020
Time 13.50

The young and elderly say they feel worried about the future

Both young and elderly people state that they take a serious view of the consequences of the pandemic. In the 18-29 age group, 66 per cent say they are concerned about how our welfare system will cope with the effects of the spread of the coronavirus. The same figure for the 65-79 age group is 69 per cent.
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