What can I do to protect myself from a tsunami?

Develop a family disaster plan, everyone needs to know what to do on their own to protect them from an earthquake. 

Be familiar with local emergency management earthquake and tsunami plans, know where to go to survive a tsunami. 

Be prepared to survive on your own for a minimum of three days and up to 14 days. Prepare a disaster supply kit for your home, automobile and work. A list of recommended supplies for your kit can be found on this web site. Take a first aid course and learn survival skills. 

Knowledge is your greatest defense against potential disaster.

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1. What should I do when I hear the Emergency Management Agency sirens?
2. What is the difference between a WATCH and a WARNING?
3. Should I evacuate or stay where I am?
4. What should I do to protect my pets/animals?
5. What should my family and I take to the shelter?
6. Where is the nearest evacuation shelter/emergency shelter?
7. I am a visitor at a hotel. What should I do when a disaster is imminent?
8. What should I do during a hurricane?
9. Will tourists be evacuated after a disaster strikes?
10. What to do BEFORE a disaster strikes:
11. What to do WHEN disaster strikes:
12. What is a tsunami?
13. Where and when do tsunamis occur?
14. How do I know when to evacuate?
15. Where do I evacuate?
16. How do I get to inland or to high ground?
17. What should I do if an earthquake occurs while at the coast?
18. What can I do to protect myself from a tsunami?