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Camilla Asp appointed Deputy Director General and acting Director General of MSB

Published: 8 January 2021

Camilla Asp is taking up the position as Deputy Director General and acting Director General of MSB. She previously served as head of MSB’s department for crisis preparedness and civil defence.

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

Published: 8 January 2021

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.

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

Published: 22 December 2020

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.

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MSB brings increasing humanitarian presence to crisis-affected countries

Published: 16 December 2020

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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Text message sent as planned

Published: 16 December 2020

The sending of a text message to Swedish mobile subscribers yesterday went according to plan and no technical issues were reported. The majority of Swedish subscribers received the text message – just over 12 million text messages were sent out during the day.

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Information on stricter regulations via text message

Published: 11 December 2020

In order to reach more people with information on stricter regulations and general advice on our collective responsibility to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Swedish Public Health Agency (Fohm) and the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) will send out a text message on Monday 14 December 2020 to all Swedish mobile subscribers.

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Sweden and Lithuania support Armenia in a new EU-funded project on Civil Protection

Published: 7 December 2020

During the coming two years, Sweden and Lithuania, will in partnership with the Ministry of Emergencies (MES) of the Republic of Armenia, strengthen emergency preparedness capacity and support development of civil protection within the organisation.

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MSB continues to facilitate logistics for the EU civilian missions

Published: 26 November 2020

MSB’s comprehensive logistics solution supports EU missions all over the world. A big part of the contract is to provide an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to all the missions, and the next version of the system is under way.

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Video for people with an intellectual disability about reducing transmission

Published: 17 November 2020

The Swedish Agency for Participation, together with the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency and the National Association for People with Intellectual Disabilities, has produced a video about the coronavirus directed at people with an intellectual disability.

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MSB tasked with new communication efforts related to COVID-19

Published: 10 November 2020

Due to the increasing spread of infection in Sweden this autumn, the Government has commissioned MSB, the Public Health Agency of Sweden, and the county administrative boards to coordinate, strengthen, and expand public information on the pandemic.

Latest reviewed: 26 June 2020

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