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Nicaragua: Earthquake drills nationwide on March 14

Authorities to hold first National Exercise for Life Protection in Multi-threat Situations (ENPVSM) of 2018 on March 14; transportation disruptions possible

14 Mar 02:54 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 3/13/2018, 12:00 AM until 3/14/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Managua). COUNTRY/REGION Nicaragua

Event

Nicaraguan authorities are set to hold the first National Exercise for Life Protection in Multi-threat Situations (ENPVSM) of 2018 on Wednesday, March 14. The exercises will engage military, police, and emergency responders as well as civilians across the country to participate in earthquake drills. Localized transportation disruptions may occur in areas where drills are being conducted.

Context

Nicaraguan authorities have held the drill four times annually since 2014.

Advice

Individuals present in Nicaragua are advised to obey all instructions as issued by authorities and to anticipate possible localized transportation disruptions in the vicinity of drills. 

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