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Disaster Prevention Measures Taken in DPRK

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK

Pyongyang, June 17 (KCNA) -- North Phyongan Province of the DPRK has taken stronger disaster prevention measures along with the intensified anti-epidemic work.

The province organized emergency disaster and crisis control teams at different levels to minimize damage by ensuring high-speed control and flexible management in the event of disasters.

Provincial efforts are directed to inspecting rivers and tide-water control dykes to find vulnerable spots and take necessary measures.

Codes of conduct newly issued by the State Emergency Disaster Committee are distributed to institutions and industrial establishments of the province along with the work for publicizing the order of action and counter-crisis methods to be adopted in case of various disasters.

In addition, all units are making preparations to evacuate their employees and citizens to safe areas in anticipation of natural disasters and mobilize emergency rescue and medical teams.

Cities and counties are educating the masses to go all out for preventing the damage by natural disasters, well aware that the preventive work is a patriotic work for consolidating the successes made in socialist construction and bringing about the eternal prosperity of the country.

As the rainy season approaches, necessary measures are taken in different units. -0-

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