- Main Tsunami Preparedness Information Page
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- Prepare for Tsunamis in Coastal British Columbia
This awareness brochure describes tsunami effects, areas at risk in British Columbia, and outlines the British Columbia Tsunami Warning and Alerting Plan as well as what individuals can do to be safer. The document is also available in Adobe Acrobat format ready to be printed on legal-sized paper as a 4-fold brochure. [PDF]
- Special Report on the Alberni Tidal Wave Disaster (1964) [PDF] 6M
An historic report originally included in the British Columbia Civil Defence Circular, Summer 1964 Edition. This report includes several first-person accounts from the days before "tsunami" was used instead of "tidal wave".
- Tidal Wave
A first-person account of the tsunami waves that struck Zeballos and other other coastal communities on Vancouver Island following the great Alaska earthquake of 1964.
- Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC)
A Web site that showcases existing tsunami-related publications from its member agencies.
Images of tsunami effects in Port Alberni, BC. The tsunami was generated by the Great Alaska Earthquake of March 27, 1964.
Click on the image to link to a larger version. Click HERE to see more images of this event.