TSUNAMI

English project by Kelly Villamizar

What is a Tsunami?

A rapid increase and decrease in sea level that travels across the ocean as a wave from an under water earthquiake, landslide or volcanic eruption
New dramatic video: Tsunami wave spills over seawall, smashes boats, cars

What should I do before a Tsunami?


  • Prepare a disaster evacuation plan
  • Make an emergency kit
  • Identify the safe places and evacuation routes
  • Know what your height above sea level is
  • Turn on the radio to know if there is a Tsunami warning

WHAT SHOULD I DO DURING A TSUNAMI?

  • Keep calm and don't run
  • Go a high place
  • Follow evacuation orders
  • Stay away from the beach
  • Remain with your family

WHAT SHOULD I DO AFTER A TSUNAMI?

  • Stay alert
  • Avoid disaster areas
  • Check yourself and other for injuries
  • Use the cellphone only for emergency calls