Mar 24, 2020

Survive a Tsunami

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#* Natural sea barriers such as levees of dunes have been removed for development.
 
#* Natural sea barriers such as levees of dunes have been removed for development.
 
# Be aware if tsunamis have struck your coastal region in the past. Do some library research or ask at the local government office. FEMA has a website enabling online flood risk searches.<ref>https://ift.tt/1DnNyfN Mapping Information Platform</ref> [[Image:99723 2.jpg|center|416px]]
 
# Be aware if tsunamis have struck your coastal region in the past. Do some library research or ask at the local government office. FEMA has a website enabling online flood risk searches.<ref>https://ift.tt/1DnNyfN Mapping Information Platform</ref> [[Image:99723 2.jpg|center|416px]]
#*Most tsunamis happen in what's called the "Ring of Fire," an area in the Pacific Ocean known for its geologic activity.<ref>https://ift.tt/3bq7XYt> Chile, the western United States, Japan, and the Philippines are especially vulnerable.
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#*Most tsunamis happen in what's called the "Ring of Fire," an area in the Pacific Ocean known for its geologic activity. Chile, the western United States, Japan, and the Philippines are especially vulnerable.
 
# Prepare essential materials in an easy-to-obtain location. If a tsunami (or another natural disaster) hits, chances are you'll need a few survival items, and you'll need them fast. It can be helpful to have both a safety and survival pack already assembled:[[Image:Survive a Tsunami Step 2.jpg|center]]
 
# Prepare essential materials in an easy-to-obtain location. If a tsunami (or another natural disaster) hits, chances are you'll need a few survival items, and you'll need them fast. It can be helpful to have both a safety and survival pack already assembled:[[Image:Survive a Tsunami Step 2.jpg|center]]
 
#* ''Make a safety pack.'' Food, water, and [[Create a Home First Aid Kit|a first aid kit]] are among the basics required. Keep the safety pack somewhere obvious, well known to everyone in the building and easy to grab in an emergency. It can also help to leave a raincoat or other coat for each person near the safety pack.
 
#* ''Make a safety pack.'' Food, water, and [[Create a Home First Aid Kit|a first aid kit]] are among the basics required. Keep the safety pack somewhere obvious, well known to everyone in the building and easy to grab in an emergency. It can also help to leave a raincoat or other coat for each person near the safety pack.
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*The first time you hear of a tsunami coming, grab your emergency kits and drive inland to a city/town where and stay there until the "all clear" is announced by authorities.
 
*The first time you hear of a tsunami coming, grab your emergency kits and drive inland to a city/town where and stay there until the "all clear" is announced by authorities.
 
* Find a house inland or elevated to stay in before the tsunami starts.
 
* Find a house inland or elevated to stay in before the tsunami starts.
*Teach children to recognize the signs of an impending tsunami. Ten-year-old Tilly Smith saved her family and other lives in the 2004 tsunami because she listened in geography class.<ref>https://ift.tt/2UCtztE>
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*Teach children to recognize the signs of an impending tsunami. Ten-year-old Tilly Smith saved her family and other lives in the 2004 tsunami because she listened in geography class.
   
 
== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==


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