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The Hazard Mitigation (HM) Disaster Operations courses provide an orientation to the HM functional organization and activities, sources of information, important relationships, and critical points essential to a particular function. The courses aim to bridge the gap between general hazard mitigation training and field assignment.
The course objectives include describing the significant functions and products of HM Floodplain Management, referring to critical authorities, programs, and resources related to HM Floodplain Management, identifying key people and organizations for collaboration, and identifying “red flags” that require special handling or additional collaboration.
The primary audience for the course includes HM Floodplain Management staff, HM Floodplain Management Specialist Experts and supervisors, and HM Insurance staff.
FEMA IS-162: Hazard Mitigation Floodplain Management in Disaster Operations Answers
|The National Flood Insurance Act (1968) created the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) making flood insurance available to communities that adopt and enforce floodplain management regulations.||TRUE|
|Trust is essential to accomplishing FEMA’s mission and to meeting the goals of Hazard Mitigation.||TRUE|
|Which of the following made the purchase of flood insurance mandatory for the protection of properties located in Special Flood Hazard Areas?||Flood Disaster Protection Act, 1973|
|HM Floodplain Management staff provide guidance to internal and external partners regarding the NFIP’s floodplain management regulations that support the Hazard Mitigation Strategy.||TRUE|
|In large flood disasters, interaction and collaboration with Hazard Mitigation co-workers, other JFO organizations, state and tribal governments, and local governments may be complex.||TRUE|
|Protection of wetlands is the exclusive responsibility of local government as noted in 44 CFR Parts 1, 2, and 3||FALSE|
|Collaboration is essential to the success of which of the following HM Floodplain Management responsibilities?||All of the above|
|According to Executive Orders 11988 and 11990, Federal agencies must:||Avoid actions that adversely impact floodplains and wetlands|
|HM Floodplain Management provides a wide variety of critical services that are used by state and tribal officials but is forbidden to provide services to local authorities.||TRUE|
|The policies and procedures for Federal floodplain management are found in 44 CFR||TRUE|
|An important function of HM Floodplain Management is to promote sound floodplain management during disaster recovery, communicating flood risk and encouraging and assisting communities to adopt flood damage prevention ordinances that exceed NFIP requirements.||TRUE|
|HM Floodplain Management staff promotes and disseminates NFIP information to both internal and external entities.||TRUE|
|A key function of the Hazard Mitigation (HM) Floodplain Management Staff is:||All of the above|
|Which of the following are recommended resources for HM Floodplain Management?||All of the above|
|Which of the following are critical services provided by HM Floodplain Management to the state, tribes, local community officials, individuals, and JFO partners?||Providing technical assistance on methods for gathering damage information and for calculating damages to support substantial damage determinations|
E. All of the above
|The Federal statute that was intended to reduce the number of repetitive NFIP claims while also reducing flood losses and costs associated with insurance claims is the||National Flood Insurance Act, 1968|