The 2019 Anti-Disaster Safe Korea Drill kicked off at UNIST, this week.
Organized by the Ministry of Public Safety and Security, this nationwide anti-disaster drill has been held annually since 2005. The purpose is to protect people’s lives and properties in the event of a disaster. About 705 public organizations, both at national and local level, will take part in this 5-day emergency drills, starting Monday, October 28, 2019.
On the first day, emergency evacuation drills based on natural disaster scenarios, involving large-scale earthquakes, fires, and floods, were held across the campus. There were also fire safety training for the safety officers at UNIST.
In the case of fire safety and evacuation drills, they were carried out at unannounced times to provide a realistic scenario. Local fire fighters from Bumseo fire station also participated to provide training for the members of UNIST.
UNIST will take part in the drill until Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Last day of the training will involve an earthquake evacuation drill, in conjunction with the 143th Civil Defense training, followed by earthquake.