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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.



12 February 2021
Time 9.10

MSB proposes replacement for the Rakel radio communication system

Today, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) is submitting its response to a Government assignment regarding the collective need for a new, developed and secure communication system for critical civil services. In the response, MSB describes the background of the collective need for a new communication system and proposals of technical solutions and the division of roles.
29 January 2021
Time 10.27

Transatlantic roundtable on societal security in the light of covid-19

Yesterday MSB arranged a high level international roundtable to collect insights on how the pandemic is affecting societies’ ability to prevent and handle crises.
28 January 2021
Time 9.00

Two more scooping aircraft reinforce the forest fire preparedness

Since last year, MSB has an agreement with Saab AB including two scooping aircraft for extinguishing wildfires. MSB has now activated an option for two additional aircraft for the period 2021-2023.
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