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Important public announcement for Uddevalla

Update 23.45: The warning regarding smoke from a fire in Uddevalla has been withdrawn and is no longer in effect.

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Important Public Announcement regarding fire and smoke in Uppsala

Update 09:43, 12 May: The public warning regarding a fire in Uppsala has been withdrawn.

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Advisory against non-essential travel to Iran

The Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (Utrikesdepartementet, UD) advises against non-essential travel to Iran because of the security situation.

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Important Public Announcement regarding fire and smoke in Karlskoga, Örebro County

Update 11th April 07.25 AM: The message is no longer valid.

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Warning for heavy snowfall in parts of northern Sweden

The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, SMHI, have issued an orange level weather warning regarding heavy snowfall and wind from the Umeå area in Västerbotten up to the Luleå area in Norrbotten startig friday morning.

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Orange warning regarding heavy snowfall in parts of middle Sweden

The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, SMHI, have issued an orange level weather warning regarding heavy snowfall in Northeast Svealand and Gästrikland from Thursday afternoon.

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Fourth dose of the Covid-19 vaccine for everyone aged 65 or over

The Public Health Agency of Sweden recommends that people aged 65 or over be offered a fourth dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

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The Foreign Ministry advises against travel to Turkey's immediate area towards Syria and Iraq

Due to changes in the security situation, the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Utrikesdepartementet or UD) has decided to change its travel advisories to the Turkish border regions to Syria and Iraq. The decision means that the advisory regarding Diyarbakir city is lifted.

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Sweden to lift ban on entry from all countries

The ban on entry into Sweden from countries outside the EU/EEA will cease to apply on 1 April 2022. This also means that vaccination and test certificates will then no longer be required when entering Sweden.

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Important Public Announcement regarding fire and smoke in Ulricehamn

Update 23 March 6 AM: The message is no longer valid.

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Warning for wind and snow in the Northern parts of the Lappland Mountains

The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute has issued an orange warning for wind and snow on the bare mountains of the Northern parts of the Lappland Mountains. SMHI strongly advises against going out on the mountains this weekend. Rescue efforts in mountain environments will be more…

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Important Public Announcement regarding fire and smoke in Skutskär

Update 16 March 19:20: The message is no longer valid.

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Important Public Announcement regarding fire and smoke in Ängelholm, Skåne County

Update 16 March 10.45 AM: The message is no longer valid.

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Swedes in Moldova are being urged to register on the Ministry for Foreign Affairs’ 'svensklista'

The Swedish Embassy in Chisinau is urging Swedes in Moldova to register on the list of citizens 'svensklista' , and to deregister once they have left the country.

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The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs advises against all travel to Russia

On 6 March 2022, the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs decided to advise against all travel to Russia due to the serious and unpredictable security situation in the wider region.