Answer key to IS 1014 Integrating 406 Mitigation Considerations into Your Public Assistance Grant. The course will provide an overview of Public Assistance hazard mitigation project eligibility. By the end of the course, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Applicants and Recipients will be able to understand all aspects of Section 406 Mitigation of the Robert T. Stafford Act. Hazard mitigation is defined as any sustained action taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from natural hazards and their effects. Contains correct FEMA IS 1014 Answers and course notes. For a basic foundation on public assistance, check out our FEMA IS 1002 Answer Key, FEMA IS 1006 Answer Key, or FEMA IS 1020 Answer Key.
The course provides an overview of how to integrate Section 406 Hazard Mitigation into the Public Assistance grant application. By the end of this course, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Applicants and Recipients will be able to understand all aspects of Section 406 Hazard Mitigation of the Robert T. Stafford Act.
- Define Section 406 Hazard Mitigation
- Explain which types of projects are eligible for FEMA Public Assistance grant funding under Section 406 authority
- Identify the benefits and opportunities to reduce repetitive disaster losses by pursuing projects authorized under Section 406 hazard mitigation
- Discuss examples of potential mitigation work across damage Categories C through G (Permanent Work)
- Explain the various methods to determine cost effectiveness of hazard mitigation proposal eligibility
FEMA IS 1014 EXAMPLE QUESTIONS
Hazard mitigation is defined as any _______ action taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from natural hazards and their effects.
Which of the following is a potential mitigation measure for a building that lost its roof during high winds?
A. Hurricane straps
B. Hurricane shutters
C. Steel tendons
D. Steel bumpers
In general, Section 406 Hazard Mitigation funds can be:
A. applied to measures for the damaged parts of a damaged facility
B. applied to measures for any part of a facility that has sustained damage
C. applied to measures for any facility in a declared disaster area
D. applied to measures for the damaged facilities that apply for funding first
Which of the following is a potential mitigation measure for a road embankment eroded by a flooded river?
A. Shear walls
B. Low-water crossing
D. Gabion baskets
Which of the following is often associated with Section 406 Hazard Mitigation measures?
A. Emergency Work
B. Emergency Protective Measures
C. Improved Projects
D. Mutual Aid
Which of the following is a potential mitigation measure for a building that suffered structural damage during an earthquake?
A. Shear walls
B. Gabion baskets
_______ result from accidents or the failure of systems and structures.
A. Natural hazards
B. Human-caused incidents
C. Technological hazards
D. Pathogenic hazards
All of the following are eligibility considerations for Section 406 Hazard Mitigation measures, except:
A. State mitigation budget
C. Impact on other hazard vulnerability
D. Technical feasibility
What does the 100%, in the 100% Rule for determining the cost-effectiveness of a Hazard Mitigation measure signify?
A. 100% of the total eligible repair cost of the facility for which the mitigation measure applies
B. 100% of the cost to repair or replace the damaged element for which the mitigation measure applies
C. 100% reduction in vulnerability to the type of hazard to which the mitigation measure applies
D. 100% eligibility for reimbursement through Section 406 Hazard Mitigation funding
If neither the 15% or 100% Rules apply, what is the next step?
A. Conduct a Benefit-Cost Analysis
B. Factor insurance reductions into the cost
C. Refer to the FEMA pre-approved list
D. The measure is declared ineligible