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Natural Hazards

Infographic about Tsunami Safety

U.S. Government Resources on Monitoring and Preparing for Tsunamis

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  • Find out ways to prepare for tsunamis, including how to handle disaster debris.
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U.S. Tsunami Warning System

National Weather Service

  • Check out the most recent and current tsunamis occurring around the world.

Information in the CGP about Preparing for Tsunamis

Check out some information about preparing for tsunamis that you can find in the CGP

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Tsunami safety for you and your family

National Weather Service

  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Quoted excerpt, "Tsunami warnings are broadcast through radio, television, and wireless emergency alerts. They may also come through outdoor sirens, officials, text message alerts, and telephone notifications."
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Tsunami zone: in case of tsunami, evacuate coastal areas

National Weather Service

  • Publication Date: circa 2010
  • Quoted excerpt, "Tsunamis are ocean waves generated by a sudden change of the ocean water level, most often caused by earthquakes, but also by landslides, volcanic eruptions, and comet or meteorite impacts in the ocean."
  • Additional language of publication: Samoan