|Try to find a flotation device of some sort in your automobile. If nothing else is available, you can use a jacket or shirt to trap air, and create your own makeshift flotation cushion.
|Stay in your car. We are sending the fire department.
|Is the water inside the mobile home.
|If the water outside isn、t flowing too fast, or if the water doesn、t contain too much debris, then choose a place to evacuate such as nearby dry ground.
|If the water is flowing too fast, or if for any other reason it seems unsafe to try to get to high ground, try to get to the roof of a stable structure.
|Take some sort of flotation device such as a couch cushion with you when you leave. Take one such cushion for each person that is leaving.
|Open cabinets cautiously. Beware of objects that can fall off shelves.
|Stay away from damaged areas.
|Stay away unless your assistance has been specifically requested by police, fire, or relief organizations.
|Return home only when authorities say it is safe.
|Be aware of possible tsunamis if you live in coastal areas.
|When local authorities issue a tsunami warning, assume that a series of dangerous waves is on the way.
|Stay away from the beach
|Help injured or trapped persons.
|Remember to help your neighbors who may require special assistance such as infants, the elderly, and people with disabilities.
|Listen for news reports to learn whether the communitys water supply is safe to drink.
|Avoid floodwaters; water may be contaminated by oil, gasoline, or raw sewage. Water may also be electrically charged from underground or downed power lines.
|Avoid moving water.
|Be aware of areas where floodwaters have receded. Roads may have weakened and could collapse under the weight of a car.
|Stay away from downed power lines, and report them to the power company.