Crisis response often delayed due to uncertainty over who will pay

3:04 min
  • Sweden's response to serious emergencies risks being delayed, because in some cases it is unclear who will foot the bill for the costs.

  • This has been raised as a problem in several evaluations of different crises that have occured over the past decades, Swedish Radio News reports.

  • And it is still a problem today, according to several experts on crisis managment and people high up in emergency response organisations that Swedish Radio News has spoken to.