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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.



6 December 2021
Time 16.02

A safe place to work

In one of the largest-scale international humanitarian efforts carried out by MSB we have, together with the UN, built office and accommodation solutions for aid workers in four, strategically-selected locations in the Central African Republic. The aim is to strengthen the UN humanitarian presence in the country.
8 November 2021
Time 14.48

The EU medical equipment reserve stock in Sweden has been activated for the first time

For the first time, support from the EU medical equipment reserve in Sweden has been activated. Latvia, which is in a difficult situation due to Covid-19, requested and recieved support through the EU.
13 October 2021
Time 8.19

Building resilience to strengthen disaster risk reduction

October 13 marks the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. At MSB, we work with international capacity development projects to prevent and manage crises and disasters. The MSB mandate stems from the framework of the Swedish development aid policy and the European development agenda.
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