Disaster preparation in full swing across Shanghai

A week of events including training and emergency drills are being held at residential communities, schools and work units ahead of China's Disaster Prevention and Reduction Day. 
Ti Gong

Authorities unveil a cartoon character designed to raise awareness of disaster prevention and mitigation today ahead of China’s Disaster Prevention and Reduction Day on May 12. 

Ti Gong

An event to raise awareness of disaster prevention and mitigation takes place at Nanjing Road Pedestrian Mall in Huangpu District this morning ahead of China’s Disaster Prevention and Reduction Day on May 12. 

A week of events including training and emergency drills are being held citywide at residential communities, schools and work units ahead of China’s Disaster Prevention and Reduction Day on May 12, civil affairs authorities said today.

A cartoon character designed to raise awareness of disaster prevention and mitigation was unveiled by Shanghai vice mayor Peng Chenlei this morning during an event on Nanjing Road Pedestrian Mall.

Between May 7 and 13, more than 40 related events including training on disaster prevention and relief, education, quizzes and drills will be conducted. 

Popular science and education venues of disaster prevention and alleviation in Shanghai will be open free during the week, and videos will be played at public venues, Metro stations and around elevated roads.


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