City of Malmö offers crisis support after the shooting at Emporia in Malmö

On August 19, there was a shooting at the Emporia shopping center in Malmö. The city's crisis support organization will be offering support at the shopping center during the weekend.

If you want to book a telephone appointment for a crisis/grief processing conversation at Malmö city's call center, you can call phone number 040-34 92 92.

After office hours, you can contact the social service for information, guidance and support calls on telephone number 040-34 56 78.

According to the police, there is no threat to Emporia, but the shopping center has chosen to remain closed today. If you want to provide witness information, you can call the police on telephone number 114 14. If you are abroad, you can call +46 77 114 14 00.

Social media in crises

In the event of serious events and crises, it is important that you are careful about how you behave and what you share on social media. Here are some tips on how you can help out:

  • Use common sense on social media.
  • Be critical of sources. Don't spread rumours.
  • Do not share pictures of victims.
  • Keep in mind that important information may be delayed.