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Update:October 10, 2017

How to remain calm when J-alert warnings are issued

In instances such as the other day when nationwide, instant alerts (J-Alerts) are issued with the launch of a ballistic missile, please keep in mind the following actions:

When you are outdoors

If there are no sturdy buildings or underground areas nearby, take cover behind anything that might offer protection or lie face-down on the ground to protect your head.

When you are indoors

Go to a room or corridor without windows or move as far away from windows as possible.

※If you are in a wooden house and there are sturdy buildings or underground spaces nearby that you can evacuate to right away, please go there directly.

When driving a car

Stop your car when it is safe to do so and evacuate to a sturdy building or underground area. If there are no sturdy buildings or underground areas within your vicinity, keep away from the car and take cover behind anything that might offer protection or lie face-down on the ground to protect your head.

*When getting out of your car is dangerous, such as when driving on a highway, stop your car when it is safe to do so and crouch down in your car.

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