About

TsunamiClear is an open-source tool for community leadership in emergency management to help develop and self-sustain tsunami evacuation maps intended for the public. The guidelines and tools provided on this site will help you assess your current evacuation information,  ensure a cohesive visual identity specific to tsunami evacuation, and address your communication needs endorsed by the State of California.

The purpose of TsunamiClear:
· to convey the importance of distributing precise emergency evacuation maps.
· to empower city infrastructure and management to feel comfortable implementing TsunamiClear.
· to encourage accurate cognitive recall of tsunami evacuation information for residents, tourists, students, commuters, and employees in tsunami risk cities.
· to educate emergency management on the benefits of data-supported design principles when developing and visualizing content for the public.
· to create and distribute tsunami evacuation and preparedness information that is coherent, cohesive, and memorable.

Guidelines and tools include:
· Step-by-step sejrgsibheirbe
· Software/Coding to convert mapping from GIS to TsunamiClear
· Templates

The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES), U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and California Geological Survey (CGS) has endorsed the approach of TsuanmiClear.

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