FEMA IS 027 Orientation to FEMA Logistics Answer Key

FEMA IS 27 ANSWERS

Answer key to IS 27 Orientation to FEMA Logistics.  This course is an orientation to FEMA Logistics. The following six lessons will give you an understanding of the uniqueness and complexities of the FEMA Logistics mission. You will learn how FEMA Logistics prepares for, responds to, and sustains disaster relief efforts at the national, regional, and incident levels. Correct FEMA IS 27 answers. You may also be interested in our FEMA IS 26 Answer Key, FEMA IS 245 Answer Key, and FEMA IS 246 Answer Key.

Course Date

10/31/2013

Course Overview

This course provides an overview of all field logistics functions and organizational relationships within logistics (roles, responsibilities, accountability). The student will gain a baseline knowledge of the standard practices for FEMA logistics operations from initial Presidential disaster declaration to close-out of FEMA field offices.

Course Objectives:

To provide the participant with a baseline knowledge of FEMA field logistics operations.

Primary Audience

All new hires and logistics staff that work in the field offices.

Prerequisites

No pre-course assignments have been identified for this course.

From IS-27: Orientation to FEMA Logistics

Logistics Management at FEMA Headquarters plans, manages, and sustains national logistics operations in support of
A. Washington DC only
B. FEMA regions
C. Disasters

The Incident Logistics Section Chief is responsible for
A. supervising the three branches of the Logistics section
B. knowing exactly the types and amounts of resources that are needed for any impacted population in the US
C. building a national logistics management system

The Camp Unit Leader
A. is responsible for camp services for the disaster responders only
B. coordinates camp operations for disaster responders and survivors
C. maintains national contracts for camp establishment

In response to a disaster, the FEMA office in the affected area
A. fills requests for logistical assistance from state and federal partners
B. writes the policy, guidance, and standards for the state response
C. seeks a presidential disaster declaration

The Ground Support Unit
A. establishes and supports facilities during an incident
B. receives supplies in coordination with the Ordering Unit
C. transports personnel, supplies, food, and equipment using fleet vehicles

The Temporary Housing Unit
A. determines the housing solution for displaced disaster survivors
B. assists disaster survivors with locating temporary housing
C. operates a temporary housing incident support base

Ninety percent of the Service Branch’s responsibility is composed of
A. information technology and telecom duties
B. provision of medical services to incident personnel
C. determining food and hydration requirements for responders

Incident Support Bases
A. are not pre-determined sites
B. are established if there is an anticipated or actual need for commodities to support disaster survivors
C. cannot be established before a Presidential Disaster Declaration

FEMA’s logistics mission
A. must react to shifting conditions surrounding a disaster
B. is to deliver emergency supplies once scheduled routes are accessible
C. functions similarly to any static logistics system

The Support Branch
A. maintains functional areas as well as span of control
B. manages facilities, supplies, and transportation during an incident
C. is responsible for the transportation of injured and ill incident personnel

To ask for Federal assistance a request must be submitted to FEMA on an
A. Available Commodities Request Form
B. Action Request Form
C. Account Tasker Form

The Mass Care Support Unit
A. augments state and local mass care feeding and sheltering operations
B. provides mass care support to disaster responders only
C. supports the mass care function by organizing volunteers