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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

The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) looks for individuals who feel a strong commitment to their fellow man, and who want to develop their abilities and harness them for the benefit of the victims of conflicts and disasters.


10 July 2020
Time 14.26

MSB request for a better overview of PPE needs and supply

MSB’s mission includes ensuring that the life and health of the population are protected and that society continues to function. For that reason we have today made an official request to the government in the interest of preparing the country for a continuing pandemic in the autumn.
10 July 2020
Time 14.23

Slight increase in travel according to the Kantar Sifo survey

The concerns measured in Kantar Sifo’s survey are at a fairly stable level. There is a slight change regarding travel in the most recent responses to Kantar Sifo’s questions about trust, concerns and behaviour during the corona crisis.
3 July 2020
Time 14.31

MSB pilot deployment for UN Women: supporting in the coordination of the humanitarian response for better inclusion of the needs of women and girls – within a Covid-19 context

Meet Alinane Kamlongera MSB’s first deployee to UN Women South Sudan. Alinane is supporting UN Women in their job on coordinating the efforts of improving the position of women and girls within the humanitarian crisis. - The importance of building the capacity of local actors in gender and humanitarian work is of particular importance. If we do this work well, then the local actors will be the ones to demand for gender equity, social inclusion and women’s empowerment because they will continue to experience the importance of it, says Alinane on why she believes her contribution to South Sudan is especially important.

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