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Manila Community Tsunami Drill

March 19, 2022, 9:30 am

Event Location:
Manila, CA

The community of Manila will be holding a tsunami evacuation drill at 9:30 am on Saturday March 19th. Community members will walk their evacuation route and practice their response to a local large earthquake.

Full Description:
Kicking off tsunami week, on Saturday, March 19, the community of Manila will undergo a walking evacuation drill beginning at 9:30 a.m. As part of this drill, Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies will patrol several neighborhood streets sounding the Hi-Lo Evacuation Siren and Office of Emergency Services staff will conduct a test of Zonehaven AWARE, the county’s new evacuation mapping tool. Residents in Manila are encouraged to walk to higher ground, as designated in the included map, upon hearing the Hi-Lo siren. This drill is being organized by the National Weather Service in coordination with the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services and the Manila Community Services District.