"vigipirate" RED

vigipirate is France's national security alert system.The system defines four levels of threats: white, yellow, orange, red, scarlet. The levels call for specific security measures, including increased police or police/military mixed patrols in subways, train stations and other vulnerable locations. Following the intervention of French army in Mali, the adaptation of the VIGIPIRATE plan which is currently on RED. In villages and smal towns it will have not effect everydays life but when in Paris, you better have in mind that travelplans might be spoilt. Ministry of Interior gave instructions to the prefects and asked them to ensure implementation of level Red in close cooperation with local authorities. Beyond the Ministry of Interior mobilization includes also the forces of the MoD and DGCA operators such as, RATP, SNCF or ADP. http://www.lexpress.fr/actualite/societe/plan-vigipirate-ce-qu-il-faut-savoir-sur-le-niveau-rouge-renforce_1209342.html?xtmc=vigipirate&xtcr=1

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