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Ministry of Unification conducts the Disaster Response & Safety Drill for youth


The Ministry of Unification will conduct the Disaster Response & Safety Drill for youth at the Center for Unified Korean Future in Yeoncheon-gun, Gyeonggi-do on May 15-16.

The drill involves the Table Top Exercise on May 15 and the Field Training Exercise on May 16.

It is intended to develop young people’s capabilities to respond to any disaster calmly, quickly, and effectively, and to make them aware of the dangers.

This hands-on exercise will prepare young people for a hostage situation or an explosion of an oil storage tank, which could claim many victims.

Twenty-two agencies will join the drill including the Ministry of Unification, Yeoncheon-gun Office, Gyeonggi Bukbu Provincial Police Agency, Yeoncheon Fire Station, Yeoncheon Police Station, and Army 28th Infantry Division. Some 330 people including young people in training will participate.

The Ministry of Unification will do its best to ensure that young people can complete hands-on training sessions regarding unification in a safe environment.