Posted October 04, 2018 12:10:30By the time a major earthquake hits the United States, it is already too late to prevent a tsunami.
The U.S. Geological Survey says there are three ways to handle a catastrophic earthquake: evacuate, try to find shelter, and try to rebuild.
In the event of a catastrophic tsunami, evacuations could begin as soon as 10 p.m. and take up to two weeks, according to the USGS.
If you need help getting to and from a disaster shelter, you can reach them online, in person or through a toll-free hotline.
The National Disaster Management Agency (NEMA) will provide you with basic information on how to get there, and will ask for your name, address, and social security number.
You’ll be given the option of calling the local police department or local fire department.
If it’s your first time, NEMA will also give you a free, downloadable, one-hour emergency preparedness training session, which can be downloaded at no cost.
The session includes detailed instructions on how best to prepare for a tsunami, as well as how to prepare yourself for the event.
While the U.N. declared the earthquake a disaster under its emergency declaration program, there are still some things you can do to make sure your home, your life, and your loved ones are safe.
Here are a few tips for dealing with a major tsunami.
Keep your belongings out of the waterThe U.K.’s Office of Emergency Services advises against staying in the water, unless it’s absolutely necessary to get to and stay away from a rescue.
If you’re in the sea, stay out of water for five minutes, and if you’re going to be in the river, stay in the stream.
It’s important to be able to get out of there.
The National Park Service has a list of safe and secluded locations for people to stay in for five-minute periods, and recommends staying at the highest levels of the tallest trees and shrubs.
The NPS recommends staying in areas where there are no roads or other major transportation obstacles, and at least five miles from shore.
For a safe experience, be prepared to be physically uncomfortableYou should not be overly concerned about being physically uncomfortable during a major natural disaster.
However, you should be prepared if you experience discomfort during your trip.
You should be able go to your local medical facility and take a physical exam.
A physical is a test that looks for evidence of any physical signs that might indicate stress.
If symptoms are present, you’ll be sent home.
A physical is not necessary to recover from a natural disaster, but it can be helpful if you need to be hospitalized.
There are no medical procedures that can be done while in a hospital, but your physical exam can be completed at your local emergency room.
You may also have an appointment with your doctor.
In case of an evacuation, you will need to prepare your personal belongingsFirst, you may want to prepare as many things as possible.
Pack up your car, purse, phone, and other belongings and keep them with you.
There’s a good chance your car and other personal belongings will be lost, stolen, or damaged in the event that you evacuate.
In addition, your phone and other valuables could be lost in the evacuation.
The best time to leave your car is after a tsunami has subsided.
You can stay in a hotel or apartment that’s close to your home.
You could also leave your personal items at a public transportation hub and get a ride home if necessary.
You may also want to bring some personal items with you, such as cellphones, wallets, keys, and clothing.
If your belongings are too large to carry on your person, they may be moved to a safe place and you may be able get to them in the aftermath of a tsunami or other disaster.
Bring a small backpack or suitcase, as you may need to carry some small items.
It is also important to carry a phone, computer, and camera.
Bringing a personal backpack can help you carry small items that are more easily transported.
A backpack with two compartments can hold a cellphone, computer and other small electronics.
You should also bring a water purification device, a drinking water bottle, and some food and other necessities, such, toilet paper, a small knife, and a small water purifying bag.
If your home is on fire, you must stay with a friend or family memberIf you’re at a fire, your first priority is to get away from the flames.
When the flames are down, you and your family will be able move to a safer location, such a hospital or a shelter.
If it’s safe to do so, you might want to make a plan to stay with family members until you are safely evacuated.
When the first wave of waves hit, your home should be safe and secure, according a National Fire Protection Association (NFPA