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What is the Civil Protection Law?
The Civil Protection Law is formally called “the Law concerning the Measures for Protection of the People in Armed Attack Situations etc.” It stipulates the responsibilities of the national and local governments and measures, such as evacuation, relief, and response to armed attack disaster in order to protect the lives, bodies, and property of the people from armed attacks and minimize the adverse effects inflicted upon people’s livelihoods etc. in armed attack situations etc.
The “Basic Guidelines for Protection of the People” based on Article 32 of the Civil Protection Law describe types of anticipated armed attack situations, measures to be taken in accordance with the type of armed attack situations, such as evacuation, relief, or response to armed attack disaster, and examples of armed attack situations as well as basic policies related to the implementation of civil protection measures.
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