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China to build 10 min emergency warning system

(Guangming Daily)

16:24, November 23, 2011

Edited and Translated by Han Shasha, People's Daily Online

China started constructing a national public emergency precaution system on Nov. 22. Once completed, the new system will send an early disaster warning to the public in 10 minutes.

The emergency precaution system is an important part of the national public emergency response system. Under the guidance of the Emergency Office of the State Council, the China Meteorological Administration is in charge of establishing, operating and maintaining the warning system as well as sending warnings to different departments.

The new system will safeguard people and their property to the utmost extent.


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