About actions at the time of ballistic missile fall
As contents of "Q&A about action at the time of ballistic missile fall" published by "Civil protection portal site" of the Cabinet Secretariat and "Q&A about communication with national second warning system (J alert) when ballistic missile fired by North Korea may come flying in Japan" were revised, we will tell. Actions at the time of ballistic missile fall are as follows.
1 ballistic missile hits the ground from discharge extremely in a short time.
When 2 missiles may fall to Japan, we utilize J alert and spread message with special siren sound in emergency broadcast system.
We will tell about Emergencies information by Emergencies breaking news emails.
※Please confirm siren sound from Civil protection portal site (external link).
Please take the following actions as soon as 3 messages flowed.
(1) When we need outdoors
Please evacuate to in building (if you can do it firm buildings such as concrete building) nearby or basement (facilities such as underground shopping center or station building under the ground under the ground).
You hide yourself in shade near when there are not suitable buildings, or the ground can lie down, and please protect the head.
(2) When we need indoors
You are separated from window as much as possible, and please move to cave if possible.
According to instructions from 4 administration, please act calmly.
※About correspondence to 1 falling object
Some kind of toxic substances may be included while strain of the North Korean peninsula situation increases by any chance when some parts drop with ballistic missile discharge in territory of Japan. Dimethyl gong gin is usually included in fuel of ballistic missile. Please report to the police and firefighting promptly without never approaching when it may self-ignite when this material conflicts with atmosphere and discovers suspicious thing in vital situations such as heart failure or edema of the lungs by inhalation of steam as it may develop.
※About case not to use J alert about 2 ballistic missiles
When it is judged that there is not the risk to pass possibility to fall to Japanese territory, territorial waters or territory, territorial waters, J alert is not used. In addition, if missile might drop in exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Japan, J alert does not use, but alerts for ship, plane quickly.