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Are You in the Zone? It's Tsunami Preparedness Week in California!


LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tsunami Preparedness Week in California is a time for individuals, families, and workplaces to test their level of tsunami preparedness and increase their level of resilience, each last full week of March. Many events are happening throughout this week (and before and after) ? see the conversation on social media with #TsunamiPrep. TsunamiZone.org serves as the central coordinating space for everyone who wants to register their participation, list their event as open to the public and media, and find educational and promotional resources to help spread the word.

Join us for Tsunami Preparedness Week and learn more at TsunamiZone.org!

"While the level of tsunami hazard varies along California's coastline and according to what kind of event we're expecting, everyone can prepare to survive and recover for all the tsunamis in our future. Start today by joining us in California's Tsunami Preparedness Week and visiting TsunamiZone.org for all the ways you can participate," says Kevin Miller, the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services Tsunami Program Officer.

We as the Earthquake Country Alliance are proud to support California's Tsunami Preparedness Week. While we always recommend people follow the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety to get fully prepared to survive and recover from the next damaging earthquake, much of how one might prepare for an earthquake can be applied to other hazards. Here are some special considerations for tsunami:

KEY MEDIA RESOURCES:

TsunamiZone.org/news ? news items such as stories, advisories, and press releases, as well as the events calendar, helpful to the public and/or media.

CONTACT:

Jason Ballmann 
Southern California Earthquake Center
213.740.1560
ballmann@usc.edu

TsunamiZone.org, is managed by the Southern California Earthquake Center SCEC at the University of Southern California USC, with funding from the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program prioritized by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA and the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services Cal OES.

 

SOURCE Earthquake Country Alliance



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