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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 2020
Time 7.30

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

October 13 marks the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction and the MSB celebrates this by acknowledging our work with capacity development, strengthening countries and international actors' ability to prevent and manage crises and disasters. The MSB mandate is within the framework of the Swedish development aid policy and the European development agenda.
28 September 2020
Time 10.56

Resilience better than deterrence in managing cyber incidents—new SIPRI report

(Stockholm, 28 September 2020) Cyber incident management strategies should prioritize making systems—and societies—more robust and resilient to a broad range of cyber risks, rather focus narrowly on preventing and responding to cyberattacks, argues a new Policy Paper from Sipri in cooperation with MSB, The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, was released today.
22 September 2020
Time 12.15

EU establishes new medical stockpile in Sweden

Sweden is one of four countries commissioned to host a medical stockpile for the European Union. The stockpile contributes to the development of common European preparedness within the framework of rescEU.
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