Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place

Identifies relevant concepts, considerations, and principles that can inform jurisdictions in planning for evacuation and/or shelter-in-place protective actions.

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Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place

Improving Public Messaging for Evacuation and Shelter‐in‐Place

Documents findings from peer-reviewed research and presents recommendations for informing community members about risk and providing effective warnings.

Improving Public Messaging for Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place (Slide Deck)

Documents findings from peer-reviewed research and presents recommendations for informing community members about risk and providing effective warnings.

Shelter in Place Pictogram Guidance

The Shelter-in-Place The Shelter-in-Place Pictogram Guidance provides the public clear protective action guidance for 10 hazards and three building types. The guidance includes recommended interior locations by hazard, additional protective actions, and duration. Guidance provides the public clear protective action guidance for 10 hazards and three building types. The guidance includes recommended interior locations by hazard, additional protective actions, and duration.

Shelter in Place Guidance Chemical

Shelter in Place Guidance Winterstorm

Shelter in Place Guidance Hurricane

Shelter in Place Guidance Flooding

Shelter in Place Guidance Tornado

Shelter in Place Guidance Earthquake

Shelter in Place Guidance Nuclear

Shelter in Place Pictogram Guidance Pandemic

Shelter in Place Pictogram Guidance Active Shooter

Shelter in Place Pictogram Guidance Thunderstorm

Last updated April 19, 2022