Question : This is a vital part of NIMS and represents a standardized, on-scene, all-hazards incident : 2160137
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
21) This is a vital part of NIMS and represents a standardized, on-scene, all-hazards incident management approach that allows for the integration of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures, and communications operating within a common organizational structure:
A) Incident Command System
B) Emergency Operations Center
C) National Integration Center
D) Center for Disease Control
TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.
22) The three major categories of threats/hazards are: natural, technological and accidental, and terrorist/human caused.
23) When the Aum Shinrikyo group released sarin on the Tokyo subway this was the first instance of a terrorist group using chemical warfare.
24) The number of deaths and injuries is the only way to measure the severity of an incident.
25) FEMA came up with the idea of the "Waffle House Index" as a measure of severity of an incident. For example if a Waffle House is up and running then the disaster is green.
26) The severity continuum answers the question of "How hard did we get hit?"
27) An emergency causes a serious disruption of the functioning of an entity and produces widespread losses that exceed the ability of a community to cope with it using just its own resources.
28) Federal assistance during a disaster is intended to substitute state, local, and private assistance so as to not drain the reserves.
29) There is no effective emergency response to an extinction event.
30) Mutual aid societies provided assistance "to their own".
31) Civil defense in the early 1900s had a dual use: it was part of the national security effort and responded to natural disasters.
32) The Office of Civil Defense was abolished after WWII, and the Federal Civil Defense Administration was created.
33) The EPA carries out large, multi-agency and whole community simulations in an effort to prepare for large-scale events.
34) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention aids in responding to CBRNE attacks and dealing with pandemics.
35) The National Incident Management System is both standardized and flexible.
36) NIMS is a response plan that is only used during large-scale incidents.
37) The command and management component of NIMS is responsible for providing effective and efficient incident management and coordination and includes the Incident Command System, the Multi-Agency Coordination group, and Public Information.
38) The six key missions for FEMA are: Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response, Recovery, and Retaliate.
39) The National Preparedness Goal requires the whole community to be prepared for all types of disasters and emergencies.
40) The National Preparedness System is a six-step process that is continually changing and evolving to address current and future needs.