FEMA IS-212.B Answers

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This course aims to educate students on the process of developing quality mitigation planning and project grant application elements for the Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs.

By completing this course, participants should be able to identify the role of mitigation, describe mitigation planning and project activities, describe the Unified HMA grant programs, and understand the phases of the Unified HMA Federal Award life cycle.

The target audience for this course includes State, Tribal, Territorial and local government staff, private non-profit organizations, and FEMA employees assigned to HMA grant activities.

This course is a prerequisite to the E0212: Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance; Developing Quality Application Elements course.

FEMA IS 212.B: Introduction to Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Answers

QuestionAnswer
The two electronic application systems used for the HMA grant programs are:Electronic Grants Management System (eGrants) and HMGP System
C. MitApp and iMit
All HMA grant programs provide funding after a Federally-declared disaster.TRUE
FEMA-approved State, Indian Tribal, and Local Hazard Mitigation Plans are valid for:Five years.
The first step in the mitigation process is:Hazard mitigation planning.
With your understanding of the definition of mitigation, which of the following is true:Mitigation projects create safer communities and save money through lower post-disaster rebuilding/replacement costs.
Which statement about how mitigation projects provide value is true?All of the above.
Which of the following is NOT a process in the HMA Federal award life cycle?Risk Assessment
Which HMA program has a goal to reduce or eliminate claims made against the National Flood Insurance Program?Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program (PDM)
Mitigation project types must be outlined in the mitigation plan.TRUE
All HMA grant applications must include a Scope of Work, Schedule, and Cost Estimate, and must be cost-effective, technically feasible, and comply with Environmental and Historic Preservation requirements.TRUE
Which processes are conducted during the Application Development phase of the Federal award life cycle?All of the above.
Mitigation capabilities include community-wide risk reduction projects that protect against natural hazards.TRUE
Which HMA program provides Federal awards for all hazards mitigation planning and the implementation of mitigation projects for a variety of hazards prior to a disaster event?Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)
After a Federal award is issued, mitigation projects and planning activities must be implemented in accordance with Federal award requirements.TRUE
The difference between a benefit-cost analysis (BCA) and a Loss Avoidance Study (LAS) is:A BCA is completed during the grant application phase for a proposed mitigation measure, while a LAS is completed after a project has been tested by the hazard event it was designed for.
During the Application Review phase of the Federal award life cycle, all approvable grant applications are awarded.TRUE
Which of the following is NOT part of the mitigation planning process?Activity Identification

Sources

  1. IS-212.B: Introduction to Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA)

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