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Q: Which of the following statements is correct regarding PREPAREDNESS (planning, awareness, training) for disasters? a. Personal disaster preparedness plans have little effect on reducing the impact of
almost all disasters. b. Producers, emergency management official and allied industries should work together to develop local contingency plans for disease outbreaks. c. Full-scale exercises are the best way to test a plan and should be conducted before testing a plan with a tabletop exercise. d. Developing and rehearsing a family disaster plan for a severe summer storm is of little help in protecting against hurricanes.
A: b. Producers, emergency management official and allied industries should work together to develop local contingency plans for disease outbreaks.
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User: Which of the following statements is correct regarding PREPAREDNESS (planning, awareness, training) for disasters? a. Personal disaster preparedness plans have little effect on reducing the impact of almost all disasters. b. Producers, emergency management official and allied industries should work together to develop local contingency plans for disease outbreaks. c. Full-scale exercises are the best way to test a plan and should be conducted before testing a plan with a tabletop exercise. d. Developing and rehearsing a family disaster plan for a severe summer storm is of little help in protecting against hurricanes.

Weegy: b. Producers, emergency management official and allied industries should work together to develop local contingency plans for disease outbreaks.
debnjerry|Points 10503|

User: Which of the following is a MITIGATION (reduction, prevention) activity? a. A farmer builds a new horse barn with materials designed to withstand the effects of wind, flying debris, and pouring rains. b. A group of farmers plan for a hurricane by dividing responsibilities for communication, evacuation and feed supplies among themselves. c. After a severe summer storm there is concern that the water tanks for horses have been contaminated. To prevent illness in their horses the owners thoroughly clean the tanks before they let their horses drink from the tanks. d. Several weeks after a flood there is concern that a well supplying drinking water to beef cattle has become contaminated. To minimize the risk to the cows, the owner tests the water quality weekly for bacterial contamination

Weegy: d
keldrion|Points 45|

User: Which of the following is a PREPAREDNESS (planning, awareness, training) activity? a. A farmer builds a new horse barn with materials designed to withstand the effects of wind, flying debris, and pouring rains. b. A group of farmers plan for a hurricane by dividing responsibilities for communication, evacuation and feed supplies among themselves. c. After a severe summer storm there is concern that the water tanks for horses have been contaminated. To prevent illness in their horses the owners thoroughly clean the tanks before they let their horses drink from the tanks. d. Several weeks after a flood there is concern that a well supplying drinking water to beef cattle has become contaminated. To minimize the risk to the cows, the owner tests the water quality weekly for bacterial contamination.

Weegy: d
keldrion|Points 45|

User: Which of the following is a RESPONSE (during the immediate aftermath) activity? a. A farmer builds a new horse barn with materials designed to withstand the effects of wind, flying debris, and pouring rains. b. A group of farmers plan for a hurricane by dividing responsibilities for communication, evacuation and feed supplies among themselves. c. After a severe summer storm there is concern that the water tanks for horses have been contaminated. To prevent illness in their horses the owners thoroughly clean the tanks before they let their horses drink from the tanks. d. Several weeks after a flood there is concern that a well supplying drinking water to beef cattle has become contaminated. To minimize the risk to the cows, the owner tests the water quality weekly for bacterial contamination.

Weegy: d
keldrion|Points 45|

User: Which of the following is a RECOVERY (restoration and improvement) activity? a. A farmer builds a new horse barn with materials designed to withstand the effects of wind, flying debris, and pouring rains. b. A group of farmers plan for a hurricane by dividing responsibilities for communication, evacuation and feed supplies among themselves. c. After a severe summer storm there is concern that the water tanks for horses have been contaminated. To prevent illness in their horses the owners thoroughly clean the tanks before they let their horses drink from the tanks. d. Several weeks after a flood there is concern that a well supplying drinking water to beef cattle has become contaminated. To minimize the risk to the cows, the owner tests the water quality weekly for bacterial contamination

Weegy: d
keldrion|Points 45|

User: Which of the following statements is correct regarding disasters? a. FEMA is responsible for reducing and reimbursing all personal losses in disasters. b. Most natural disasters affect local communities least of all. c. Disasters are declared starting at the local, then state, then federal level. d. Personal preparedness is rarely effective at minimizing losses from disasters.

Weegy: a. Personal
bettyboop|Points 2263|

User: Which of the following statements is correct regarding disasters? a. FEMA is responsible for reducing and reimbursing all personal losses in disasters. b. Most natural disasters affect local communities least of all. c. Disasters are declared starting at the local, then state, then federal level. d. Personal preparedness is rarely effective at minimizing losses from disasters.

Weegy: a. Personal
bettyboop|Points 2263|

User: Which of the following statements describe effective operations in disasters? a. The use of an out-of-area contact can be an effective way to relay personal messages in disasters. b. The Incident Command System provides a consistent method to respond to all types of emergencies. c. Usually the most effective response to disasters is provided by persons and groups that perform similar functions every day that are required in disasters. d. All of the above.

Weegy: b
bettyboop|Points 2263|

User: Which of the following statements characterizes effective disaster preparedness plans? a. Local plans allow communities to integrate with state and federal response to disasters. b. Emergency Operations Plans work best within organizational structures responsive to non-emergency duties that are similar to the duties needed in disasters. c. One of the purposes of an Emergency Operations Plan is to provide an overview of the community’s jurisdiction. d. All of the above.

Weegy: D. all of the above
ramkitten|Points 7178|

User: Which of the following statements accurately describes disaster assistance? a. For a state to qualify for federal disaster assistance from FEMA, it is best if the state has laws that are consistent with those of federal emergency management law. b. State disaster declarations can only be made when more than one community is affected. c. Volunteer organizations are the only source of disaster assistance at the local level. d. In large-scale disasters, the Director of Emergency Management is responsible for declaring a disaster.

Weegy: a. For a state to qualify for federal disaster assistance from FEMA, it is best if the state has laws that are consistent with those of federal emergency management law.
ramkitten|Points 7178|

User: Which of the following statements correctly describes the role of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in disasters? a. An important role of FEMA in disasters is coordination of response and recovery activities in declared major disasters. b. FEMA helps states by reviewing and coordinating state emergency plans. c. FEMA is a primary source of education on disaster management in the U.S. d. All of the above.

Weegy: D. All of the above are correct.
ramkitten|Points 7178|

User: Which of the following statements accurately describes the activation of federal agencies in disasters? a. The USDA responds to disasters that threaten national food production, processing and distribution. b. The Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMAT) are part of disaster response through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). c. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is responsible for overseeing the safety of the environment in the U.S. d. Federal agencies are usually activated directly in response to requests from local emergency managers.

Weegy: d
selymi|Points 1667|

User: Which of the following correctly describes the role of the USDA in disasters? a. Indemnity payments to farmers for crop losses that are covered by insurance are managed by the USDA Risk Management Agency. b. Disaster advice from the USDA is provided by the Cooperative Extension Service. c. Emergency loans from the USDA in disasters are managed by the Farm Service Agency. d. All of the above.

Weegy: d
selymi|Points 1667|

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