What to Do in Case of Nuclear Attack

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 in Information and News Releases, Main

State Emergency Management officials say the threat of North Korea actually firing a nuclear missile at Hawaii is extremely small. But yet with the unpredictable leadership of North Korea, Hawaii needs to take steps to prepare just in case. Military experts estimate a missile from North Korea would take between 12-20 minutes to reach Hawaii. What should you do if you need to act quickly to escape the radioactive fallout? NBC News has put together a good story describing the science behind protecting yourself and your family from radioactive debris. Click on the following link to learn more:   http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/don-t-run-get-inside-public-need-know-how-respond-n750466

EDIT – July 21-2017 we have published guidance please review here –

http://dod.hawaii.gov/hiema/slider/guidance-summary-for-coordinated-public-messaging-nuclear-detonation/