[12 Test Answers] FEMA IS-27: Orientation to FEMA Logistics

Here are the answers to FEMA IS-27: Orientation to FEMA Logistics.

Course overview: This FEMA course was published on 10/31/2013 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 the initial Presidential disaster declaration to the close-out of FEMA field offices.

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

FEMA IS-27 test answers

Question 1. 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

Question 2. 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

Question 3. 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✅

Question 4. 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

Question 5. 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

Question 6. Logistics Management at FEMA Headquarters plans, manages, and sustains national logistics operations in support of
A. Washington DC only
B. FEMA regions✅
C. Disasters

Question 7. 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✅

Question 8. 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

Question 9. 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

Question 10. 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

Question 11. 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

Question 12. 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