This course provides information for groups to meet and develop meaningful and effective plans that improve the care of animals, their owners, and the animal-care industries in disasters.
The objectives of this course are to learn how to develop a community plan for managing animals in an emergency, identify hazards and threats most likely to affect your community and ways to minimize their impact on animals, indicate how communities use the Incident Command System (ICS) to respond effectively to an incident involving animals, describe resources available to help communities recover from a disaster, and develop community support for a disaster preparedness plan involving animals.
Q = Which method of carcass disposal involves mixing 1 part carcass to 2 parts litter and 1 part straw in alternate layers in a boxed, enclosed area?
A = Composting
Q = Which of the following is NOT accounted for in community damage assessment?
A = Personal items such as photographs
Q = Who is responsible for coordinating the Federal agencies and programs involved in assistance?
A = FEMA
Q = Which of the following is NOT a form of assistance that may be provided following a Presidential disaster declaration?
A = Permanent housing
Q = Holding training sessions for officials with roles in the emergency operations plan is an example of approaching which of the following groups?
A = Private-sector organizations
Q = Senior citizens are a valuable source of volunteers.
A = True
Q = Public awareness campaigns accomplish which one of the following?
A = Address hazards that may potentially affect your community
Q = Emergency operations plans should not be tested in advance, so that responders will react with additional energy and not be complacent.
A = True
Q = Which is NOT a method of reducing the impact of floods on animals?
A = Identifying cost-effective methods of disposing of animal carcasses