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Tsunami Emergency Family Plan

Preparedness begins NOW!

Have a plan for work/school/recreation/communications
Evacuation routes to Safe Havens/Shelters (day/night)
Build your disaster preparedness kit and have it at the ready.

http://www.ready.gov/build-a-kit

- Follow the order and evacuate immediately.
- Move inland to higher ground immediately.
- Pick areas 100 feet (30 meters) above sea level or go as far as 2 miles (3 kilometers) inland, away from the coastline; or authorized Safe Havens aboard DoD Installations.
- Stay away from the beach. Never go down to the beach to watch a tsunami come in. If you can see the wave you are too close to escape it.

-- CAUTION--

- If there is noticeable recession in water away from the shoreline this is nature's tsunami warning and it should be heeded. You should move away immediately.

Tsunami Notification Definitions

Warning Inundating wave possible Full evacuation suggested
Advisory Strong currents likely Stay away from the shore
Watch Danger level not yet known Stay alert for more Information


Tsunami Warnings/Advisories by Japan Meteorological Agency