FEMA IS-102.C Answers

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The course aims to equip participants with the necessary skills to become a FEMA response partner for domestic incidents. Being ready to deploy at a moment’s notice is crucial for effective incident response, and this course offers practical tips and advice for personnel to enhance their incident deployment capabilities.


Prior completion of NIMS IS-700 and IS-800b courses is recommended for personnel before undertaking this course. Reservists should also finish the IS-101 Deployment Basics course, which is accessible through the FEMA Knowledge Center or Independent Study Website.

IS-102.C: Preparing for Federal Disaster Operations: FEMA Response Partners Answers

Here is a table with answers for FEMA IS-102C: Preparing for Federal Disaster Operations: FEMA Response Partners.

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
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
Fraud, waste, and abuse of Government property and assets need not be reported unless the amount exceeds $1,000.False
It is not necessary to notify Deployment Unit if the only change in your status is the hotel where you are staying.False
One core ethical concept is that you need to act impartially and not give preferential treatment to any private organization or individual.True
When receiving equipment, you should examine and inventory each item to make sure it is all in your possession and in working order.True
FEMA’s policy of nondiscrimination can be summarized as providing all disaster survivors with the same amount of financial assistance.False
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.
Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) deliver a broad range of technical support and other services at the national, regional, and field levels.True
To comply with the Freedom of Information Act, you are required to disclose the names of disaster survivors when requested.False
Where in your assigned incident facility would you go to check in, resolve personnel issues, or receive training?Operations Section
Why would a community member go to a Disaster Recovery Center?To get information about disaster assistance programs.
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
When communicating with a disaster survivor whose English proficiency is limited, it helps to repeat information loudly and slowly.True
Which Section coordinates with on-scene incident management efforts to provide response, recovery, and mitigation support?Operations Section
Even given the critical nature of response work, overtime hours need to be authorized in advance.True
Who within the field-level facility responds to accidents, illnesses, injuries, and other incident emergencies?Safety Officer
Under the Stafford Act declaration process, who requests Federal assistance?Governor of the State
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.
Upon arrival at the assigned incident facility, your first priority should be to:Complete the check-in process.
Where in your assigned incident facility would you go to obtain current incident status information?Planning Section
You may be monetarily liable if you neglect to return all issued equipment at check-out to the Logistics Section Accountable Property Specialist.True
After establishing communications with the affected State emergency management agency, the Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC):Develops initial Federal objectives and deploys resources.


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