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Don't be caught off guard.
The first step to earthquake and tsunami safety is recognize hazards. Look around your home and work
place and identify objects that might fall or shift during shaking.
Make sure everyone knows the routes out of your local tsunami hazard zone.
Make sure everyone in your household knows what to do when an earthquake strikes or a tsunami warning
Everyone should have personal disaster supplies kits. Keep them where you spend most of your time.
Drop, cover, and hold on.
Check for injuries and damage. Evacuate if you are in a Tsunami Hazard Zone.
Don't head toward the coast if you have heard that a tsunami warning has been issued. You will
put yourself in danger and make it more difficult for the people who need to evacuate.
Earthquakes and the tsunamis that can result from them are inevitable in the Pacific Northwest -- but the damage is not. How seriously the next strong earthquake or tsunami affects you and how quickly you and your family recover.
Search by address or coastal area.
For coastal communities.
Having an emergency kit and anemergency plan are important firststeps in being preparedfor any disaster
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