New war and crisis preparedness brochure to come out this year

In 2018, all Swedish households received a copy of the pamphlet, which is now being updated. (Nathalie Rothschild / Radio Sweden)
  • A new version of the brochure If Crisis or War Comes will be mailed to all Swedish households this fall.
  • According to Swedish Radio News, the Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) is developing an updated pamphlet, set for delivery in October.
  • The contents will be more aligned with Sweden’s prospective NATO membership, and the heightened security situation.
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For more on Sweden’s efforts to prepare its population for potential conflict, listen to Radio Sweden’s full report.

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