A: Managing resources before, during, and after a major emergency or disaster.
B: Coordinating the planning process and working cooperatively with response partners.
C: Developing an Incident Action Plan that specifies tactics for first responders
D: Identifying and analyzing the potential impacts of hazards that threaten the jurisdiction
A: The Federal Assistance available for major disasters is more limited than that which is available for emergencies.
B: An emergency is defined as any natural catastrophe for which, in the determination of the President Federal assistance is needed to supplement State, tribal, and local efforts and capabilities to save lives.
C: The President may only declare a major disaster at the request of the Governor of tribal Chief Executive who certifies the State or tribal government and affected local governments are overwhelmed.
D: The types of incidents that may qualify as a major disaster are extremely broad.
A: To be most effective, an EOC should be organized according to Emergency Support Functions (ESFs).
B: An EOC should be located as close to the incident site as possible.
C: Having multiple EOCs allows for more efficient management of resources.
D: An EOC allows decision makers to operate in one place to coordinate and communicate with support staff.
A: A detailed methodology used when needed to manage complex incidents that are beyond a jurisdiction’s capability.
B: Used only during times of disaster and should not be integrated into the daily decision-making process within a jurisdiction.
C: A new concept to ensure that jurisdictions are prepared to respond to human-caused incidents, such as terrorist attacks.
D: Intend to create an organizational culture that is critical to achieving unity of effort between all stakeholders.
A: Direction, control, and coordination
B: Public health and medical services
C: Hazard Mitigation
D: Emergency Public Information
A: Passing an ordinance on controlling development in a flood plain
B: Setting up a network of clinics to provide neighborhood-based healthcare access for residents affected by a hurricane
C: Mobilizing search and rescue teams
D: Requiring identification for site access
A: Become self-reliant in responding to disaster so that they will not need to request assistance through mutual aid or other means.
B: Rely on the expertise and resources of the Federal Government to rebuild their communities in a safer stringer way following a disaster.
C: Prioritize which members of the community will receive assistance if response and recovery resources are limited
D: Work together to assess the needs of their respective communities and determine the best ways to organize and strengthen their assets, capacities, and interests.
A: Executive Summary
B: Basic Plan
A: Jurisdictional autonomy
B: Limits of power
D: Home rule
A: Incident Command System
B: Community Response System
C: National Preparedness System
D: State Training and Exercise System
A: Planning must be community based, representing the whole population and its needs
B: Planning is fundamentally a process to manage risk
C: Planning results in unique plans for every type of threat or hazard
D: Planning should be flexible enough to address both traditional and catastrophic incidents
B: Federal Government
C: Local Government
D: State Government
A: Logistics management and resource support
B: Public education and information
C: Threat and hazard analysis
D: Finance and Administration
A: Situational Assessment
B: Critical Resource Planning
C: Incident Command
D: Interagency Activities
A: Federal Government
B: State Government
C: Regional Government
D: Local and Tribal Government
A: Specialized code and terminology
B: Management by objectives
C: Pre-designated incident locations and facilities
D: Manageable span of control
A: Government agencies are responsible for protecting the lives and property of their citizens and promoting their well-being. However, the government does not, and cannot work alone.
B: Private and nonprofit sectors are encouraged to develop contingency plans and to work with State, tribal, and local planners to ensure that their plans are consistent with other pertinent plans.
C: Nonprofit organizations bolster and support government efforts. These organizations collaborate with responders, government at all levels, and other agencies and organizations.
D: While private-sector organizations are important in building resilient communities before an incident occurs, they play a limited role, if any, during an incident.
A: Resource cataloging
B: Resource classifying
C: Resource grouping
D: Resource typing
A: Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)
B: Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM)
C: Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL)
D: Repetitive Flood Claim (RFC)
A: A long-term recovery can take months or years because it is a complex process of revitalizing homes, businesses, public infrastructure, and the community’s economy and restoring quality of life.
B: Recovery efforts are most effective when jurisdictions wait until responders have completed all response activities.
C: Recovery is primarily a responsibility of local government. Therefore, the Federal Government provides very limited assistance for recovery under the Stafford Act.
D: The primary focus of recovery is on the restoration of physical structures rather than returning economic and business activities to a healthy state.
A: The President may designate an incident as either an “Emergency” or a “Major Disaster”
B: The Federal Government may provide unlimited Federal assistance to jurisdictions
C: The FEMA Administrator may assume the authorities of local, tribal, and State authorities on a temporary basis
D: The Secretary of Homeland Security is responsible for coordinating Government response efforts
A: May need to help shape or modify laws, policies, and budgets to aid preparedness efforts and to improve emergency management and response capabilities
B: Should be present at the incident command post to direct the first responders in executing tactical operations
C: Delegate responsibility for emergency management and typically are not involved in the incident response and recovery
D: Conduct a preliminary damage assessment and submit documentation to FEMA requesting a federal disaster declaration
A: Determine tactical objectives and direction for managing the incident
B: Ensure that the Incident Commander has needed resources
C: Establish the optimal span of control for supervising responders
D: Assume chain of command for all personnel working at the incident scene
A: Local Emergency Manager
B: State Emergency Management Agency
C: State Governor
A: Mitigation and Management
B: Response and Recovery
C: Protection and Prevention
D: Preparedness and Policing
B: State Government
C: Regional Government
D: Local Government
A: Jurisdictions must work closely with private-sector entities that provide water, power, communications networks, transportation, medical care, security, and numerous other services.
B: Nongovernmental organizations often provide sheltering, emergency food supplies, counseling services, and other vital support services to support response and promote the recover of disaster survivors.
C: Nonprofit organizations often have a commitment to the specific of interests and values of their members, and therefore should be excluded from emergency management planning efforts.
D: Individuals and families can contribute by reducing hazards in and around their homes; developing a preparedness plan; and assembling emergency supplies.
A: Executive Order 10427
B: Executive Order 12127
C: Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013
D: Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006
A: Provides standard operating procedures for responding to specific types of incidents
B: Establishes the overall authority, roles, and functions performed during incidents.
C: Is required in order for a jurisdiction to receive Federal assistance with mitigation initiatives
D: Serves primarily as a budgeting document for acquiring emergency resources.