Hazards

In a city with such natural beauty, it's easy to feel complacent about disasters, especially during the summer. An earthquake could strike at any time, without warning--and that's not the only hazard that threatens our region.

  • Bomb threat
  • earthquake
  • flood
  • hazmat
  • household fire
  • landslide
  • pandemic
  • power outage
  • radiation
  • terrorism
  • transportation
  • tsunami
  • volcano
  • windstorm
  • winterstorm

tsunami: a series of ocean waves generated by sudden displacements in the sea floor, landslides, or volcanic activity (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

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Please see the Seattle OEM tsunami preparedness guide for details on how to prepare for and respond to a tsunami.

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