Tainan schedules disaster warning drill on April 15

File photo of the northern district of Tainan City. (Photo courtesy of NOWnews)

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Tainan City Government is scheduled to hold a disaster warning drill from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 15.

According to the Tainan City Government, several areas, including Guoguang Road (國光路), Xinxing Road (新興路) and Tainan Sports Park (台南運動公園) in the Baihe District (白河區), will be subject to the drill.

The alarm will be issued from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. with a radius of about 1.5 km. The message will be in Chinese and English.

Regarding the organization of the exercise, local authorities called on the public to remain calm when mobile phones start to ring and display the relevant text.

The Tainan City Government Fire Bureau pointed out that based on the disaster-prevention warning system, areas that may receive messages include 8 boroughs, namely Yong’an (永安), Baihe (白河), Waijiao (外角), Zhuangnei (庄內), Hedong (河東), Sheng’an (昇安), Dajhu (大竹) and Xiuyou (秀祐).