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					                             SWEDISH CIVIL PROTECTION




Ministry of Defence Sweden
   Civil Protection in Sweden

   The responsibility lies with the
   Ministry of Defence




                        Not only military


Ministry of Defence Sweden
                             Three democratic levels




Ministry of Defence Sweden
                                                       Emergency services
               • Municipality - kommun
                       - Fire and rescue service

               • County Council - landsting
                       - Ambulance service

               • County Adm Board - länsstyrelse
                       - Emergency service for leakages and subsequent decontamination of radioactive substances


               • Police
                       - Mountain rescue service, general missing persons searches and ”general police tasks” (crime, protection,
                       security)
                       ( 20 Command and control centers)




Ministry of Defence Sweden
               28 September 1994
               M/S Estonia

               989 passengers
               852 dead, mostly Swedish and
               Estonian citizens

                 26 December 2004
                 Tsunami
                 More than 500 Swedish citizens died



Ministry of Defence Sweden
                 New developments

                 Consular contingency planning section at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
                    Developed during 2006 and after

                 Rapid Consular response Team (MFA)
                         and 21 consular support offices

                 National Joint response Team



Ministry of Defence Sweden
                 New developments

                 1 April 2008
                 Crisis coordination in the Governmental Offices

                 New secretariat with the Prime minister:
                 Crisis Management Coordination Secretariat




Ministry of Defence Sweden
                 New developments

                 1 January 2009
                 New Agency
                 Swedish civil contingencies agency (MSB)
                 Based on:
                 The Swedish Rescue Services Agency,
                 The Swedish Emergency Management Agency and The National Board
                     of Psychological Defence


Ministry of Defence Sweden
                 Civil Protection mechanism,
                 Sweden's participation
                 •       Active development of the mechanism
                 •       So far, five modules reported to the MIC
                 •       Active part in interventions by the mechanism
                 •       Active support to the MIC during interventions
                 •       Offer for flight space to other Member States
                 •       Training
                 •       Exercises



Ministry of Defence Sweden
                 Civil protection/Humanitarian aid interventions by Sweden

                 Via the United Nations

                 Via the EU

                 Bilaterally

                 Via Nato



Ministry of Defence Sweden
                 Swedish interventions via the MIC the last 12 months

                 •       Greece              •   Bolivia
                 •       Ukraine/Black sea   •   Ecuador
                 •       South Korea         •   Burma
                 •       Kirgizstan          •   China




Ministry of Defence Sweden
                                      Civil
                                      Protection


                              Climate              Disaster risk
                             adaptation             reduction



                                       International
                                     development aid




Ministry of Defence Sweden

				
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