Five refugee settlements are being setup in China in case of a North Korea emergency

China is in the process of setting up a communications system for five refugee settlements in Changbai County located on the border with China and North Korea . However, the local government denied plans to set up refugee camps and the local emergency response office is now Tracing the source of the document leaked. (Huang Xiaoshan / Lin Guoli report)

H/T to Patrick Tucker at Defense One.

Reports have suggested that over a million of North Korean residents could swarm into China if armed conflicts breaks out on the Korean Peninsula.