FEMA IS 101.C Answers

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FEMA IS 101.C: Preparing for Federal Disaster Operations: FEMA Answers

After establishing communications with the affected State emergency management agency, the Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC):Develops initial Federal objectives and deploys resources.
FEMA’s policy of nondiscrimination can be summarized as providing all disaster survivors with the same amount of financial assistance.False
To comply with the Freedom of Information Act, you are required to disclose the names of disaster survivors when requested.True
When communicating with a disaster survivor whose English proficiency is limited, it helps to repeat information loudly and slowly.True
A basic premise of both the National incident Management System (NIMS) and the National Response Framework (NRF) is that:Incidents should be managed at the lowest jurisdictional level possible.
One core ethical concept is that you need to act impartially and not give preferential treatment to any private organization or individual.True
Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) deliver a broad range of technical support and other services at the national, regional, and field levels.True
Who within the field-level facility responds to accidents, illnesses, injuries, and other incident emergencies?Safety Officer
Where in your assigned incident facility would you go to obtain current incident status information?Planning Section
When should you submit travel vouchers?Within 6 weeks of demobilization
Under the Stafford Act declaration process, who requests Federal assistance?Governor of the State
There are instances when it is advisable for you to travel to the incident site as soon as possible, whether or not you’ve been deployed.False
Even given the critical nature of response work, overtime hours need to be authorized in advance.True
Though the Joint Field Office (JFO) uses an Incident Command System structure, the JFO does not manage on-scene operations. Instead, the JFO focuses on providing support to on-scene efforts and conducting broader support operations that may extend beyond the incident site.True
You may use your Government Credit Card for purchasing nonreimbursable personal items during a deployment.False
All of the following are useful for remaining calm and making effective decisions in the stressful, fast-paced environment of incident facilities, EXCEPT FOR:Caffeine and other energy supplements
Upon arrival at the assigned incident facility, your first priority should be to:Complete the check-in process.
Why would a community member go to a Disaster Recovery Center?To get information about disaster assistance programs.
When receiving equipment, you should examine and inventory each item to make sure it is all in your possession and in working order.True
Where in your assigned incident facility would you go to check in, resolve personnel issues, or receive training?Operations Section
You see an unknown individual approaching your workstation without a badge. When asked, the individual is unable to show you proper identification and becomes irate. You should:Report the situation to the Security Manager.
It is unnecessary to notify Deployment Unit if the only change in your status is the hotel where you are staying.False
You may be monetarily liable if you neglect to return all issued equipment at check-out to the Logistics Section Accountable Property Specialist.True


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