The public sector is subdivision of society made up of ordinary, everyday citizens. True or False?
A business would be categorized under the private sector. True or False?
An example of a nonprofit organization is a community-based agency that engages in humanitarian and charitable work. True or False?
Mutual aid involves the sharing of first responders or necessary supplies. True or False?
Mayors and other elected officials are responsible for declaring a disaster at the local level. True or False?
State governments will not become involved in disasters but will simply request assistance from the federal government. True or False?
The National Guard may help conduct search and rescue missions or remove debris after a disaster. True or False?
FEMA is the only organization at the federal that gets involved in disaster activities. True or False?
Companies may provide donations but they do not have a bearing on sheltering and construction. True or False?
The Salvation Army is a faith-based organization. True or False?
Emergency Management is most likely to be successful if all pertinent organizations perform their roles in disasters. True or False?
Which is not included in the public sector?
A) A firefighter that is a trained emergency medical technician
B) A company that supplies first responders with flashlights and batteries
C) Members of the city council
D) A local emergency manager
E) State and federal emergency mangement offices
What department is most likely to be able to assist you with traffic control issues?
A) Public Health
B) The coroner's office
D) The police department
E) Department of Housing
Which person or entity may call up the National Guard?
A) The governor
B) The emergency manager
C) A representative from the Red Cross
D) The mayor
E) All of the above
The directorates of the Department of Homeland Security include:
A) Border and Transportation Security
B) Science and Technology
C) Information Analysis an Infrastructure Protection
D) Emergency Preparedness and Response
E) All of the above
Which Federal agency or department may assist with hazardous material cleanup?
A) General Services Administration
B) Department of Agriculture
C) The Environmental Protection Agency
D) Department of Labor
E) Tennessee Valley Authority
Individuals that help companies recover from disasters are known as:
A) Private contractors
B) Business continuity specialists
C) CERT members
D) Members of emergent groups
E) None of the above
Under the principle of impartiality the Red Cross tries to:
A) Help anyone in need
B) Serve out of charity and not for profit
C) Act autonomously in each nation
D) Provide assistance without discrimination
E) Remain neutral in armed conflicts
A major role of the Red Cross after a disaster is to:
A) Remove debris in the roads
B) Rebuild damaged infrastructure
C) Feed emergency workers
D) Shelter victims affected by disaster
E) Answers C and D
CERT stands for:
E) Community Emergency Response Team
An emergent group may be defined as:
A) The pursuit of tasks that are new and unfamiliar
B) Selfless acts of heroism
C) An organization that appears after a disaster to care for disaster victims
D) A department of the federal government
E) A member of the National Volunteer Organization Active in Disasters
An example of an extending organization is:
A) A church
B) A fire department
C) The police department
D) The Red Cross
E) The local government