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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.


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.
9 July 2020
Time 14.00

MSB request for a better overview of PPE needs and supply

MSB’s mission includes ensuring that the life and health of the population are protected and that society continues to function. For that reason we have today made an official request to the government in the interest of preparing the country for a continuing pandemic in the autumn.
7 July 2020
Time 14.00

Slight increase in travel according to the Kantar Sifo survey

The concerns measured in Kantar Sifo’s survey are at a fairly stable level. There is a slight change regarding travel in the most recent responses to Kantar Sifo’s questions about trust, concerns and behaviour during the corona crisis.
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