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31 May 2019 | 03:12 PM UTC

Peru: Nationwide earthquake and tsunami drill May 31

Peru News Alert

Nationwide earthquake and tsunami drill begins as of 10:00 (local time) on May 31

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/31/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/31/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Lima). COUNTRY/REGION Peru

Event

The National Emergency Operations Center (COEN) is conducting an earthquake and tsunami drill throughout Peru from 10:00 (local time) on Friday, May 31. The drill typically begins with sirens and an announcement over loudspeakers. Directions to designated evacuation zones will be issued by authorities and community volunteers. Numerous sectors are expected to take part, including businesses, government offices, hotels, and educational institutions. 

Advice

Individuals in affected areas are advised to not be unduly alarmed by the drill and to follow any instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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