Church bells will warn residents of the Kaliningrad region about emergencies

admin | 07 March 2014

In the event of an emergency in the Kaliningrad Oblast, the church bells will be rung for 10 minutes.

March 4. PRAVMIR. This is the result of an agreement between EMERCOM, Kalingrad Oblast, Russia and the Kaliningrad Diocese.

Upon receiving information about an incident that is anticipated or has already occurred, the Emergency Operations Duty Center for Crisis Management or the dispatch center on duty will inform all those responsible for notifying churches in the Oblast – reports the Regional Director of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

Oblast residents will then have to turn on the TV or radio to listen to an informational message about the incident and act according to the instructions.

This system will be especially effective in remote locations.

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