Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Statewide mega NEPEx today

Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home department, has informed that the statewide mega mock drill of Nagaland Emergency Preparedness Exercise (NEPEx) on November 17.
In a press note, NSDMA secretary Lhouchalie Viya said that the exercise would be conducted on an earthquake scenario with a magnitude of 8.7 on the Richter scale.
The exercise is being carried out to test the capability of the State in responding and also managing any mega disaster, he added.
In this regard, a siren bell would be triggered from the Police Headquarters (PHQ), Kohima at 9:03 a.m., further sirens will also be used by emergency vehicles participating in the drill. Therefore, public have been requested not to panic but cooperate for smooth conduct of the exercise.

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