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Washington Washington State Tsunami Program Progress Report Feb – Nov 07.

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1 Washington Washington State Tsunami Program Progress Report Feb – Nov 07

2 Modeling/Mapping Modeling Effort Communities Covered At-risk Residents Evacuation Maps % Communities Complete %  Modeling: Everett – FFY 07 funds just received Everett – FFY 07 funds just received Distant Source event scenarios modeled for Long Beach under review Distant Source event scenarios modeled for Long Beach under review  Mapping: Tacoma Inundation Map in draft – pending workshop with local officials

3 Evacuation Maps/Brochures  All Evacuation Maps are consistent with NTHMP agreed requirements  Evacuation Maps 28 Evacuation Maps completed 28 Evacuation Maps completed 1 in Draft 1 in Draft Skagit County. Seattle and Tacoma have not been done from those modeled Skagit County. Seattle and Tacoma have not been done from those modeled  Brochures with evacuation maps have been developed and distributed for all communities that have evacuation maps

4 Evacuation Protocols  Coastal Communities evacuate off a Tsunami Warning Message that is sent by State  Agreement with Whatcom County and Lummi Tribe in process

5 Broadcasters Tsunami Emergency Guidebook  Updated in Apr 07  NWS/EMD provided update training to broadcasters in Seattle and on the coast

6  Total of 38 AHAB Radios installed – 41 including Seattle  1 systems pending completion from partnerships  Funding received by State for 2 future systems  Satellite Control Unit operational and AHAB Radios are being monitored  13 systems in Grays Harbor County activated by State/EOC in Oct 07  Nov – County system tests  Dec – Coastal-wide system test All Hazard Alert Broadcasting (AHAB) Radio (AHAB) Radio

7 TO BE COMPLETED Cape Disappointment OPERATIONAL (49) Aberdeen Bay Center Clallam Bay Copalis Beach Diamond Point Fort Worden Grayland (2) Hoquiam Ilwaco La Push (Makah Tribe) Long Beach Lower Elwha Lummi Nation (2) McAlder McMillin Neah Bay Washington State All-Hazard Alert Broadcasting (AHAB) Network Island County Ocean City Ocean Park (4) Ocean Shores (4) Orting (3) Puyallup (2) Pacific Park Port Angeles Port Townsend Sandy Point Seattle (3) Seaview Sumner Surfside Taholah (Quinault Nation) Tokeland (Shoalwater Bay Tribe) Westport (3)

8 Social Science A total of 2 social science surveys have been completed in Washington this year  Surveys target school children and businesses  The 2 surveys were follow-ups to measure changes  Pending receipt of DRAFT surveys

9 Tsunami Ready  Focus is on outer coast  Seven Tsunami Ready Communities

10 Access to Private Lands Tsunami Evacuation  High ground in some areas are on private land  Project in Pacific County  Identified private property owners  Identified method that allows access with out private owner liability  2 nd DRAFT agreement under review by Green Diamond  Requires approval by tribal land owners

11 Drills and Exercises  School evacuation drills were held in September  Tsunami functional exercise in Grays Harbor County - September  End-to-end communications test completed in September

12 TsuInfo Alert - Multi-State Project  Subscribers: 350  Bimonthly publication  Receive hard copy or go to website  Challenges  Input from states  Involving new NTHMP states

13 National/International Outreach  Hosted the Thailand Security Council Jun 07  Hosted a Sri Lankan Study Tour Jun 07  Supported the Tsunami Certification Program Jul-Aug 07  Provided support to Puerto Rico on Tsunami Warning – Aug 07  Provided input for tsunami warning using tone/alert systems to ITIC – Jul – Aug 07  Worked with USAID to support Tsunami Warning Systems for Seychelles – Sep 07  Providing briefings/materials to HI Civil Defense on Satellite control of sirens – Oct 07

14 The bottom line….Are YOU Prepared?


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