1. nreynol New Member

    Hi, I just came this word "vigipirate" in this context "En France, le plan vigipirate est passé d'orange à rouge." Is it referring to a 'Terror Alert'..thanks
  2. beri Senior Member

    it is a plan enforced in case of danger. For inst., pupils' schoolbags are inspected in school, etc
  3. CLEMENTINE Senior Member

    To complete Beri, there are also more frequent police controls, police and military presence reinforced in public areas.
  4. Jean-Michel Carrère Senior Member

    French from France
    The Vigipirate plan is the French anti-terrorist security alert plan. It was first implemented in 1978. Colours (orange, red) reflect the measures enforced according to the level of alleged danger for national security.

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