Guam is telling its citizens how to survive a nuclear attack

Guam is telling its citizens how to survive a nuclear attack

Guam is telling its citizens how to survive a nuclear attack

Threatening to fire a volley of missiles toward a major USA military hub _ and the home to 160,000 American civilians _ may seem like a pretty bad move for a country that is seriously outgunned and has an terrible lot to lose.

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USA president Donald Trump assured Mr Calvo that Guam was safe, during a phone call.

The guidance includes taking cover quickly in a concrete structure, preferably underground.

The two-page fact sheet issued by the USA territory's Homeland Security Office of Civil Defense advises people to build emergency kits, have a family emergency plan in place and make a list of "concrete shelters near your home, workplace and school".

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Pyongyang then said that it was considering attacking the US Pacific island territory of Guam . North Korea has previously mobilized large crowds to show its resolve when tensions escalate.

Officials have not raised the United States territory's threat level after Pyongyang said it had laid out plans to strike near the island in the coming weeks.

"Lie flat on the ground and cover your head".

The unsettling document also instructs Guamanians to dispose of their clothes and wash heavily if they were outside during or after missiles hit the island, as this would help "remove radioactive material that may have settled on your body". But don't scratch or scrub skin and "do not use conditioner in your hair because it will bind radioactive material to your hair". "Do not pick up your children". But officials in Guam, the tiny island territory that Kim Jong Un has threatened to attack, aren't keeping citizens in the dark.

Homeland Security spokeswoman Jenna Gaminde has previously told the media that Guam residents would be immediately alarmed by sirens from the All-Hazards Alert Warning System located across the small Pacific island in case North Korea delivers its promise to strike Guam "within two weeks".

Japan plans to deploy surface-to-air missiles at four sites to shoot down North Korean missiles that stray into Japanese territory from their intended target of waters around Guam.

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