17 March 2020 – Defence League to help with border control

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Type of Intervention: Resource allocation
Sectors Involved: Emergency response mechanisms
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: “At an emergency session, the government granted the Ministry of the Interior permission to include the Defence League in helping to control the Estonian state border during the emergency situation. The Ministry of Defence and the President of the Republic have also given their consent to this. Up to 150 members of the Defence League per day may be involved. The Defence League may be involved in this task for up to 30 days.”
Full details here: https://www.valitsus.ee/en/news/defence-league-helps-police-and-border-guard-guard-estonian-state-border