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Huntington Beach holds tsunami evacuation drill

Huntington Beach held a tsunami awareness event to give residents practice walking an evacuation route.
March 27, 2014 12:54:42 PM PDT
The city of Huntington Beach held a Tsunami Walk Thursday to give residents practice taking an evacuation route.

Those who live in the tsunami evacuation zone were encouraged to meet at 9 a.m. at Harbour View Park, then walk with emergency service officials to a designated safe zone at Wieder Park.

Below are some tips to prepare for a tsunami:

  • Make a family emergency plan
  • Know your height above sea level and distance from the coast
  • Plan evacuation routes
  • Practice walking evacuation routes