The task force must be versatile and the skills sought are the following:

  • healthcare and rescue efforts

  • vehicle and workshop

  • forestry and agriculture

  • property, electricity or VA

  • environment

  • other languages

Typical tasks can be, for example, assisting in major ground fires and accidents, rescue missions, support efforts in the event of power outages, the need for transport in the event of evacuation or evacuation.

Recently, the Norwegian Agency for Community Protection and Preparedness (MSB) submitted a report to the government on how civil defense can be strengthened.

See more in the video below:

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Hear MSB's director general Charlotte Petri Gornitzka about the shortcomings in Sweden's crisis preparedness in the clip.

Photo: SVT & Fredrik Sandberg/TT