Schools on high alert for typhoon

Shanghai Education Commission asked all educational institutes in the city to make full preparations as typhoon Ampil is likely to make landfall in east China over the weekend.
Imaginechina

Workers reinforce a tree in Shanghai on July 20, 2018.

Shanghai Education Commission has asked all educational institutes in the city to make full preparations as typhoon Ampil is likely to make landfall in east China over the weekend.

All outdoor and indoor construction works must be suspended and related workers have to be transferred to safe places, the commission said in a notification issued on Saturday.

It asked schools to stop outdoor activities, including military training. Large-scale indoor activities are also suggested to be suspended or postponed. For those that could not be suspended or postponed, security measures and emergency evacuation plans should be made in advance.

Schools are also asked to close campus sports facilities.

All educational institutes are asked to carry out comprehensive inspection on places with potential risks, such as constructions sites, old buildings, temporary structures, old trees and underground spaces.

School leaders should be on duty till the typhoon alert is removed and report to the commission about emergencies and related treatment.


Special Reports
Top