The war in Ukraine
Region Blekinge is following the security situation and has activated a special crisis management to handle decisions in a special order. Below is a compilation of useful links.
It is common to become anxious during serious events. There is a lot of help available to deal with your own or others' concerns. On krisinformation.se you'll find various contact information. Länk till annan webbplats.
Talk with children and young people about the world around them
Children and young people are also worried about everything that is happening. Children´s Rights in Society, Bris, together with the Swedish Armed Forces, has some advice on how you as a guardian or educator can talk with children about their concerns.
- About the worries for war - questions and answers for children. Länk till annan webbplats.
- Talking to children about their worries on the world around them. Länk till annan webbplats. (Information in Swedish only).
Use reliable sources to stay up to date on the situation
It is extra important to use source evaluation during crises and serious events. The website krisinformation.se contains current and confirmed information from Swedish authorities. Länk till annan webbplats.
Region Blekinge is preparing for the arrival of a large number of Ukrainian refugees. For example by establishing an organization that will handle an expected increased need for care of those who arrive here.
Information is translated continuously. The Public Health Agency of Sweden's website contains information in both Ukrainian and Russian. Translated information due to the current situation in Ukraine Länk till annan webbplats. (the web page is in Swedish).
Preparedness at home
Everyone who lives in Sweden can contribute to our common preparedness and security. Review your home equipment, get involved in various ways and do not spread false rumors. The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, MSB, has some advice on how to prepare yourself. Länk till annan webbplats.
MSB is also responsible for shelters in Sweden. On MSB's map you can see where your nearest shelter is located Länk till annan webbplats. (the web page is in Swedish).