- Japan on Alert: Residents Told to Seek Shelter or Lie on Ground in Event of North Korea Missile Attack
by a North Korean missile attack.The Japanese government has created a nationwide television broadcast advising civilians on how to protect themselves in the event of
The new 30-second government announcement offers practical tips on the most effective ways to seek protection if a missile is fired in the direction of Japan from North Korea.
It recommends that residents seek shelter in sturdy buildings or underground, as well as hide behind objects, lie face down the floor, stay away from windows and protect their heads if inside a building.
It also confirms that in the event of a missile attack, the government’s satellite-based J-Alert public warning system will inform members of the public through speakers across the country.