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Emergency Drill

September 1st is designated as Disaster Prevention Day in Japan.
Wang Ya and Jung-hee are told by a teacher at their Japanese language school that they are having an emergency drill.

Wang Ya
Sensei, why was September 1 chosen to be a Disaster Prevention Day?
Teacher
September 1st is the day when the Great Kanto Earthquake hit and severely damaged the city of Tokyo in 1923. This is also about the time when the typhoon season starts. Disaster Prevention Day was established to remind people that it is very important to be prepared for such disasters. So, the school is conducting an emergency drill sometime during the class today.
Jung-hee
Why are we required to do the drill?
Teacher
Because many of us tend to panic in such an emergency situation as earthquake or fire. By practicing the drills regularly, we can be more prepared and will be able to act calmly when such an emergency really happens. This will help to keep damages to the minimum.
Wang Ya
What should we remember when evacuating in an emergency?

Teacher

When a major earthquake hits, remember to protect your head with your bag or book. In case of fire, cover your mouth with a towel or a handkerchief to prevent from breathing in smoke.
At 11:20 AM, an emergency announcement for the drill was made through the school building: "There was a major earthquake."。
Teacher
Get under the desk, everyone! Stay there until I give you the next instruction. Don't try to get out of the building while it's still shaking, otherwise you may be hit by falling objects.
Announ
-cement
"A fire has been reported in the staff kitchen following the earthquake. All students must leave the building and go to Park A."
Teacher
Alright, let’s move. We are using emergency stairs, please do not push or run. I will call each of your names when we get to the park.

After evacuating the park, firefighters from the local fire station demonstrated to the students how to use a fire extinguisher. The students also learned and practiced how to report the fire to the station.

Firefighter 1
When you find a fire, let your neighbors know about the fire at first with a loud voice. Then, call the fire station. Do you know which number to call for the fire?
Wang Ya
I believe it's 119.
Firefighter 1
You are correct. Now, let's try a role play.
Firefighter 2
Hello, fire station. Are you calling for a fire or medical emergency?
Jung-hee
A fire.
Firefighter 2

Can you tell us the location of the fire?

Jung-hee
It is the apartment building at (street address, city name).
Firefighter 2
Do you see any landmarks nearby the location of the fire?
Jung-hee
It's right across from Park A. The apartment is to the north of the park.
Firefighter 2
Can you describe in which part of the building you see the fire?
Jung-hee
It's on the second floor of the building.
Firefighter 2
Do you see anyone being trapped or injured?
Jung-hee
It looks like there is one person being trapped in the room 202.
Firefighter 2
Tell us your name and phone number.
Jung-hee
My name is Lim Jung-hee. My phone number is XX-XXXX-XXXX.
Firefighter 2
Thank you. The fire truck is on the way.
Firefighter 1
Good job. It is very easy to panic when you actually see the fire happening in front of you. Please do your best to stay calm and give us accurate information, just as she did.
Teacher
None of us want such emergencies to occur, but it is also important that we remind ourselves of what we have learned from today's drill.