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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.

 

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8 January 2021
Time 10.29

Dan Eliasson has requested to be transferred from his position as Director General of MSB

At his own initiative, Eliasson met a day early with Home Affairs Minister Mikael Damberg to consider the issue of his situation following his Christmas and New Year’s trip to the Canary Islands.
22 December 2020
Time 9.44

New research investment in the effects of Covid-19 for future crises

The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) and the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development (Formas) have come together in a joint initiative during the pandemic to fund projects that can produce knowledge to address future global crises. The projects will share 20 million kronor in funding and will help determine over the next year how to improve Sweden’s crisis preparedness.
16 December 2020
Time 14.22

MSB brings increasing humanitarian presence to crisis-affected countries

Over the past months, access to humanitarian aid has deteriorated in many crisis-affected countries worldwide, mainly as a consequence of the spread of COVID-19 and increasing conflict tensions. MSB are currently providing three new large scale deployments to facilitate humanitarian presence in hard to reach areas in South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and to the border area between Sudan and Ethiopia.
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