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Municipal staff placed on level of heightened prepareness


Värnamo emergency services assisting on the roadside.

Lyssna: Municipal staff placed on level of heightened prepareness

  • The Swedish Defence Conscription and Assessment Agency says its figures show that a fourth of Swedish municipalities have placed their staff on a level of heightened prepareness in case of war.

  • It means earmarking who should not join up for military service but instead continue to carry on with key jobs in the municipality.

  • Jannika Tunefjord at Värnamo municipality tells Swedish Radio News that municipal areas of responsibility such as the emergency services, schools and elderly care must be able to continue to function.



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