State of California - National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program

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Dec 10, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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California Tsunami Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation Program


Accomplishments

FY07 $272,300 FY08

$284,546


Progress in 2
nd

generation tsunami inundation maps for emergency response
planning in all populated coastal areas of CA



Met with over three dozen departments with emergency planning functions

from
individual counties and cities affected by inundation maps while doing field work



Preparation of report/guide for 2
nd

generation tsunami inundation maps



Participated in development of two tsunami educational videos



Carried out CA’s first “live code” tsunami warning communication test



Planning underway for multi
-
county “live code” test in March 09



Planning a Crescent City Pilot Project with TsunamiReady funding



Preparing for functional exercise for the north coast (5 county) May 09



Planning workshops for local jurisdictions covering


Modeling, mapping, planning, vertical evacuation



Secured approximately $500,000 for signaling devices for CA



Updated procedures for tsunami warning/event response and com systems



Promoted use of CISN Display with tsunami warning capability



Convened CA Tsunami Steering Committee in 07 and 08



Issues: public/private partnership fizzled, modeling/mapping delay, pilot delayed

California Tsunami Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation Program

FY 09 Funding Request ($619,268)

Task (Activity) Name

NTHMP Outcome(s)
Supported

Amount of Funds
Requested

2
nd

generation inundation
maps for emergency
management to conform
to state
-
of
-
the
-
practice
methods and future
NTHMP standards

1) Tsunami inundation
maps that support
informed decision
making; preparedness
and response,

2) Reduction of loss of
life and property damage
from tsunamis

$117,000 in staff time,
GIS and website costs,
and costs of transferring
database platforms to
other state and federal
NTHMP partners

Transfer of
modeling/mapping data
to NTHMP and state
web
-
based repositories

Tsunami inundation
maps that support
effective preparedness
and response

$15,000 for staff time,
and GIS and website
costs

Conduct workshops on
CA modeling/mapping

Tsunami inundation
maps that support
effective preparedness
and response

$63,088 for 4 workshops

Task (Activity) Name

NTHMP Outcome(s)
Supported

Amount of Funds
Requested

Develop methodology
and map products for
mitigating tsunami
hazards in land
-
use
planning

1) Tsunami inundation
maps that support
informed decision
making; preparedness
and response,

2) Reduction of loss of
life and property
damage from tsunamis

$83,000 in staff time
and GIS costs

Conduct workshops on
tsunami planning

Reduction of loss of
life and property
damage from tsunamis

$13,000 for 2
workshops

Conduct tsunami
response exercises

Reduction of loss of
life and property
damage from tsunamis

$10,500 for 2 table
-
top
exercises

Task (Activity) Name

NTHMP Outcome(s)
Supported

Amount of Funds
Requested

Technical Assistance/
plan review

Reduction of loss of
life and property
damage from tsunamis

$3000 for staff time

Finalize 2 tsunami
educational videos and
develop strategy for
dissemination

Reduction of loss of
life and property
damage from tsunamis

$30,000

Produce educational
poster and California
Geological Survey
Note for K
-
12 outreach

Reduction of loss of
life and property
damage from tsunamis


$20,000 for staff time,
and poster and Note
publishing

Public education
materials for watercraft

Reduction of loss of
life and property
damage from tsunamis

$14,000 for study of
issue/practices

Regional advocacy
groups, organize and
fund

A culture of tsunami
preparedness and
response

$20,000

Task (Activity) Name

NTHMP Outcome(s)
Supported

Amount of Funds
Requested

Establish CA Tsunami
Preparedness Week in
March 2010

A culture of tsunami
preparedness and
response

$78,500 for staff time
and consultant

Baseline survey of
planning/mitigation
activities in CA

Establish more tsunami
resilient communities

$16,280 for development
of design and
questionnaire

Crescent City Pilot follow
-
up

Establish more tsunami
resilient communities

$16,250 edit report and
publish

NTHMP participation by
CA

Successful execution of
NTHMP efforts (overall)

$45,000 in staff time,
travel, special projects

CA Tsunami Steering
Committee

Establish more tsunami
resilient communities

$5,650 for 1 meeting

Conduct a “live code”
tsunami communications
test (multi
-
county)

Effective/reliable
warning dissemination to
threatened communities

$45,000 in staff time and
travel

Task (Activity) Name

NTHMP Outcome(s)
Supported

Amount of Funds
Requested

Work with CSWC to
promote communication
upgrades

Effective/reliable
warning dissemination to
threatened communities

$3,500

Maintain/improve
tsunami response
procedures

Effective/reliable
warning dissemination to
threatened communities

$5,500

Initiate multi
-
state
project for HAZUS
-
tsunami module

Establish more tsunami
resilient communities

$10,000 as CA share