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A landslide is

A volcanic eruption occurs when

defined as the
movement of a hot materials from the earth's

mass of rock, interior are thrown out of

debris, or earth a volcano.

down a slope.

Before: Before:
 Get a ground assessment of  Learn evacuation routes.
your property.  Create a Disaster Supplies
 Learn about the Kit.
emergency-response and During:
evacuation plans for your  Follow all emergency
area. instructions.
During:  Stay informed about the
 Stay alert and awake. latest watches, warnings,
 If you are in areas and advisories.
susceptible to landslides  Be prepared to evacuate.
and debris flows, consider  Be aware of mudflows.
leaving if it is safe to do so.  Avoid river valleys and low-
 Listen for any unusual lying areas.
sounds that might indicate After:
moving debris.  If you have a respiratory
After: ailment, avoid contact with
 Stay alert and awake. any amount of ash.
 Listen to local radio or  Wear long-sleeved shirts
television and long pants, goggles,
 Seek advice from a and mask.
geotechnical expert for  Stay away from areas
evaluating landslide downwind from the volcano
hazards. to avoid volcanic ash.

During:  If there is an earthquake,
 If you are inside at your perform the duck, cover and
house, perform the duck, hold.
cover and hold. Keep away  When the shaking stops, if
Earthquake, any sudden from glass windows and there are natural signs or
shaking of the ground possible falling objects. official warnings of a
caused by the passage  If outside, go to a safe tsunami, then move
of seismic place, away from collapsing Tsunamis are giant immediately to a safe place
waves through Earth’s
buildings, electrical posts waves caused by as high and as far inland as
and trees. possible.
rocks. earthquakes or
 If inside the car, keep away  If you are in the water, then
volcanic eruptions
Since a major portion of the from bridges and post. grab onto something that
 If you are near the coast under the sea. The
world's earthquakes each year floats, such as a raft, tree
area, head to higher ground speed of tsunami trunk, or door.
center around the rim of the to avoid tsunamis. waves depends on  If you are in a boat, then
Pacific Ocean (Ring of Fire), ocean depth rather face the direction of the
referred to by seismologists as the than the distance waves and head out to sea.
After: If you are in a harbor, then
circum-Pacific belt, this is the from the source of the
 Stay away from costal area. go inland.
most probable location for today's  Only use your phone in case wave.
of emergency so as not to
interrupt communication ve. After:
lines for rescue and relief  Listen to local alerts and
operations. authorities for information
 Be prepared for aftershocks. on areas to avoid and
shelter locations.
Before: Before:  Avoid wading in floodwater,
which can contain
 Learn about the risk of
 Find out if your area is dangerous debris.
tsunami in the area.
prone to earthquakes.  Be aware of the risk of
 Learn the signs of a
 Prepare the contents of electrocution.
potential tsunami.
your survival kit.  Stay away from damaged
 Know and practice
 Know your evacuation area buildings, roads, and
community evacuation
and routes. bridges.
plans and map out your
 Participate in Drills and  Save phone calls for
routes from home, work,
Simulations. emergencies.
and play.