In the event of a Ballistic Missile Falling2017/08/29

Below is the advisory of notice from the Cabinet Secretariat and Fire Defense Agency.

In the event of a ballistic missile being launched from North Korea, and which is expected to fly to Japan, the government of Japan will use "the nationwide instantaneous alarm system (J-Alert)" to alert the residents in the possibly affected area.

Please see the Cabinet Secretariat Civil Protection Portal Site at http://www.kokuminhogo.go.jp/pc-index.html for details such as, how the missile information is transmitted by J-Alert, and points to be noted etc.

Please behave as below immediately, once the alert system is activated.

【When you are outdoors】
*Evacuate to nearby strong buildings and underground malls, etc.
*If there are no suitable buildings nearby, hide yourself behind something, or face down on the ground to protect your head.

【When you are indoors】
*Stay as far away from the windows as possible, or move to a room without windows if possible.

=Please follow the instructions from the administration, and act calmly=

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