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Tsunami Preparedness Week - March 25-31

Posted on 03/21/2023
Image of a Tsunami wave with a human figure climbing a hill to get away. Text states: JOIN US FOR CALIFORNIA #TsunamiPrep Week, March 25-31, 2023

This week is California #TsunamiPrepWeek


See TsunamiZone to find out how to participate in the event and gain the knowledge and tools necessary to be prepared for a tsunami in your area!


Tsunamis can be deadly, but they needn’t be. Early warning and prompt action are effective tools to protect people, save lives, and help prevent the hazard from becoming a disaster. 


Follow LA City Emergency Management's @ReadyLA social media for more information about tsunamis throughout the year. And, register to receive localized LA City emergency alerts at:


Tsunami infographic explaining what a tsunami is and signs of risk, also notable past tsunamis in CaliforniaImage provided by



BUT WAIT .  .  . tsunamis can't happen in LOS ANGELES!?








Drawing of a large wave carrying a small house


For tsunami maps and other educational resources, see California Conservation for the latest hazard information.


Finally, get a better sense of all the hazards Angelenos may face -- including tsunamis -- at LA Emergencies and Threats.



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Learn from videos of tsunami survivors' stories