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Tsunami Clearinghouse - Visitors Introduction

Know before you go!

beach and hotels

Before you go to the coast -

1. Locate your lodging facility & places you plan to visit.

Are they in Tsunami Hazard Zones?

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tsunami evacuation sign

Before you go to the coast -

2. Review tsunami hazard zones & evacuation routes.

Make sure everyone knows the routes out of your local tsunami hazard zone.

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making an evacuation plan

Before you go to the coast -

3. Make a disaster plan.

Make sure everyone knows what to do when an earthquake strikes or a tsunami warning is issued.

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first-aid kit

Before you go to the coast -

4. Prepare supplies in case of disaster.

Everyone should have personal disaster supplies kits. Keep them where you spend most of your time.

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duck, cover, and hold during an earthquake

At the coast -

5. Protect yourself during an earthquake.

Drop, cover, and hold on.

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tsunami evacuation sign

After an earthquake -

6. Evacuate if necessary.

Check for injuries and damage. Evacuate if you are in a Tsunami Hazard Zone.

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follow evacuation plan

After an earthquake -

7. Follow your plan.

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.

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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

tsunami map viewer

Interactive Tsunami Evacuation Zone Map Viewer

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Search by address or coastal area.

tsunami evacuation brochure

Tsunami Evacuation Zone Brochures

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For coastal communities.


emergency kit

Emergency Kit

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Having an emergency kit and anemergency plan are important firststeps in being preparedfor any disaster.