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  • Plan
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  • Prepare


To prepare for a Tsunamis:

  • You should find out if your home, school, workplace, or other frequently visited locations are in tsunami hazard areas along sea-shore.
  • Know the height of your street above sea level and the distance of your street from the coast or other high-risk waters. (Local administration may put sign boards).
  • Plan evacuation routes from your home, school, workplace, or any other place you could be where tsunamis present a risk.
  • If your children's school is in an identified inundation zone, find out what the school evacuation plan is.
  • Practice your evacuation routes.
  • Use a Weather Radio or stay tuned to a local radio or television station to keep informed of local watches and warnings.
  • Talk to your insurance agent.Homeowners' policies may not cover flooding from a tsunami. Ask the Insurance Agent about the benefits from Multi-Hazard Insurance Schemes.
  • Discuss tsunamis with your family.Everyone should know what to do in a tsunami situation. Discussing tsunamis ahead of time will help reduce fear and save precious time in an emergency. Review flood safety and preparedness measures with your family.