FEMA IS 235.C Emergency Planning Study Guide

FEMA IS 235 c answers

Study guide to the independent study course Emergency Planning which contains course notes and FEMA IS 235 c answers. This course will introduce you to several principles and processes regarding emergency planning. Our nation faces threats and hazards every day from natural to technological. Be sure to visit down below to see some of our sample questions. You may also be interested in our FEMA IS 2002 Answers Guide.

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Course Overview

This course is designed for emergency management personnel who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system. This course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop your capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives and protect property threatened by disaster.

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify doctrine and guidance for emergency planning.
  • Indicate the relationship between preparedness and planning.
  • Identify the purpose and components of an emergency operations plan.
  • Identify the steps in the planning process.
  • Determine the status of your jurisdiction’s emergency planning.

Primary Audience

All individuals involved in crisis and emergency management decision making.

From IS-235.C: Emergency Planning

Example Questions & FEMA IS 235 C Answers

Diversity of the planning group:
A. Creates an obstacle to gaining community acceptance of the plan.
B. Requires the group leader to control of decision making and action planning.
C. Makes it difficult to identify shared goals.
Answer: Often results in more comprehensive and creative planning.

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As defined in CPG 101, the first step in the emergency planning process is to:
Answer: Form a collaborative planning team.
B. Conduct training and exercises to ensure that the correct goals and objectives have been identified.
C. Conduct a threat/hazard analysis.
D. Seek State and Federal approval for undertaking a planning effort.

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Select the TRUE statement:
A. Each time an emergency plan is updated, the team should discard the existing information and start from scratch to be sure the analysis is based on current data.
B. When developing an emergency plan, only information from Federal government sources should be used, to ensure the plan is based on reliable and universally applicable data.
C. Jurisdiction information is not relevant to threat/hazard analysis because it doesn’t reveal anything about capabilities.
Answer: Analyzing threat/hazard and jurisdiction information enables the planning team to identify capabilities needed to manage associated risks.

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A benefit of forming a collaborative planning team is that it:
A. Builds trust and working relationships that will be needed during emergencies.
B. Makes coordination with State and Federal plans unnecessary.
C. Eliminates the involvement of elected officials who could politicize the process.
D. Removes individual accountability if problems arise during incident response.

In the emergency planning process outlined in CPG 101, generating, comparing, and selecting possible courses of action to achieve desired outcomes is part of:
A. Step 3, Determine goals and objectives
B. Step 6, Plan implementation and maintenance
C. Step 2, Understand the situation
D. Step 4, Develop the Plan

Which of the following is a TRUE statement about Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA)?
A. National capability targets to be implemented by jurisdictions are pre-established in THIRA.
B. If a jurisdiction has an emergency operations plan, there is no reason to do a THIRA.
C. THIRA is a comprehensive process for identifying threats and hazards along with their associated capabilities.
D. THIRA replaces the need for strategic and operational planning within each of the mission areas.

A. Results from building and sustaining core capabilities in each of five mission areas.
B. Depends on a jurisdiction’s being able to manage all emergencies without outside assistance.
C. Is a phase of emergency management that precedes the response phase.
D. Requires development of a separate emergency plan for each identified threat and hazard.

Which type of implementing instruction would be most appropriate for recording calculations and/or observations? 
a. Information card
b. Checklist
c. Recordkeeping/combination form
d. Standard operating procedures

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