Island-Wide Public Warning System Sounding for National Day 2020
06 August 2020
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will be sounding the Public Warning System (PWS) island-wide during National Day 2020 on 9 August. The “All Clear” Signal will be sounded twice at 10:30 am and at 8:20 pm.
2 The first sounding at 10:30 am signals the Anthem Moment to rally all Singaporeans to sing the National Anthem as the state flags are raised concurrently across different locations in Singapore.
3 The second sounding at 8:20 pm signals the Pledge Moment to rally all Singaporeans to recite the National Pledge from wherever they may be.
4 The public is advised not to be alarmed. Each sounding will last for about 20 seconds. To find out how the “All Clear” signal sounds like, including information on the PWS, visit
5 The above information is for your dissemination. Thank you.
Corporate Communications Department
Singapore Civil Defence Force
Thursday, 6 August 2020, 3:00 pm