Guam has 14 minutes to alert if DPRK fires missiles: official

August 11, 2017

Xinhua Net:

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) — If the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) fires missiles toward Guam, they would take about 14 minutes to reach the island and the alert system there would notified the public, Guam’s Homeland Security Office said Thursday.

Jenna Gaminde, spokeswomen of the Guam Homeland Security, was quoted by local newspaper Pacific Daily News as saying that residents would be immediately notified by sirens of the 15 All-Hazards Alert Warning System, located in low-lying areas throughout the island.

All-Hazards Alert Warning System, which began installation in 2014, is a system designed for all hazards, including tsunami, earthquake,and flash flood, among others.

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