We must strengthen the civil preparedness now!
Sweden’s civil preparedness must be further strengthened in order to manage the wide range of serious threats and risks facing our society.
The strains that society must be able to deal with include climate change, health threats, cyber attacks, disinformation and the consequences of international conflicts and destabilisation. The challenges are many where knowledge, collaboration and proper assets are required to increase Sweden’s capability.
- For each and everyone, it is crucial that we strengthen our preparedness for disasters, crises and war. I hope that this publication will be the piece of the puzzle that sparks your interest in and commitment to civil preparedness, says Camilla Asp, Acting Director General at the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
In Strengthening civil preparedness, MSB highlights several societal challenges as well as some of the greatest threats and risks that Sweden face. MSB also highlights several areas of development where stakeholders in civil preparedness need to consolidate their efforts in the coming years.
This publication is based on the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) National Risk and Capability Assessment 2021.