How do I prepare for a Tsunami?

Tsunami

Deep sea earthquakes can cause a tidal wave, or tsunami, and that's a risk we face here on the west coast. While less likely than most other types of disasters, it’s a good idea to keep tsunami in mind when assessing your home’s disaster preparedness. 

Preparing for a Tsunami

  1. Understand warnings: 
    • SMC Alert
    • Tsunami Alert horns
  2. Understand tsunami hazard areas and get to higher ground out of the hazard area 

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5. How do I prepare for a Tsunami?