Overview: The FEMA IS-909 course was published on 10/31/2013 to provide support to the development of prepared, vigilant, and engaged communities. In addition, resource materials are available to help organizations conduct simple preparedness activities for everyone.
Primary audience: FEMA IS-909 is for the entire community including emergency management personnel and representatives of faith-based and nonprofit organizations.
FEMA IS-909 test answers
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Question 1. Citizen Corps, an organization created to help coordinate volunteer activities, established four community preparedness principles. Select the missing Citizen Corps community preparedness principle: Collaboration Integration _______ Volunteer Service
A. Personal/Organizational Preparedness✅
B. Governmental Leadership
C. Local Ordinances
Question 2. Preparedness is defined as actions taken to plan, organize, equip, train, and exercise to build and sustain the capabilities necessary to: _______, Protect against, Mitigate the effects of, Respond to, and recover from those threats that pose the greatest risk. Select the missing item from below:
Question 3. According to a 2009 Citizen Corps national survey, what percentage of Americans have not prepared because they think that emergency responders will help them?
Question 4. The preparedness activities included in this program must be presented in an established sequence and without making any changes.
Question 5. When considering target audience needs, you should identify any accommodations that may be needed to adapt your preparedness training for individuals with disabilities or language differences.
Question 6. Preparedness does not have to be complex or overly time-consuming. Rather, it should motivate, empower, and engage the whole community.
Question 7. Select the FALSE statement from below:
A. Working with faith-based organizations, libraries, civic associations, schools, or government office buildings may help you locate space for hosting the sessions.
B. Forming partnerships with other organizations or getting sponsorship from the business community can help defray some of the expenses for supplies, materials, and refreshments.
C. Taking photographs of preparedness sessions may be useful for promoting future sessions. Remember, you should get releases from individuals before publishing the photographs.
D. Asking for participant feedback may cause a session to end on a negative note. Therefore, you should avoid asking for feedback.✅
Question 8. When facilitating the preparedness activities, you should:
A. Make sure to stand behind a podium or a table to ensure credibility as a presenter.
B. Tailor the material with information on local hazards and community response resources.✅
C. Read the materials verbatim so every session is consistent and uniform.
D. Avoid rehearsing so that presentations feel spontaneous, relaxed, and informal.
Question 9. Preparedness is the shared responsibility of all levels of government, the private and nonprofit sectors, and individual citizens.
Question 10. In a complex disaster, first responders and emergency workers are typically able to reach everyone within the first few hours.
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