IMPACT 3: HAVE TO EVACUATE

In an emergency, some houses, streets and neighbourhoods may not be safe to stay in and you may have to leave home in a hurry.

WHAT ACTIONS SHOULD YOU TAKE?

If your street was evacuated where would you go? What would you take? What about pets? Do you have neighbours who might need your help?

PACK A GETAWAY BAG

PACK A GETAWAY BAG

Have a getaway bag ready for everyone in your family with warm clothes, a bottle of water, snacks, copies of important documents and photo ID. Remember any medications you might need and keep your first aid kit, torch, radio and batteries somewhere you can grab them in a hurry.


DECIDE WHERE TO GO

DECIDE WHERE TO GO

Decide where you will go (and make sure everyone in your family knows, in case you’re not all together). Your evacuation place will probably be with friends or family, so make sure they know your plans.


CHECK YOUR ZONE

CHECK YOUR ZONE

If you live in a tsunami zone, make sure your evacuation place is outside of the zone (check with your council for zone maps).


WHAT ACTIONS SHOULD YOU TAKE?
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