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FEMA IS-366.A: Planning for the Needs of Children in Disasters Answers

1. Which two statements best describe why it is important to understand the demographic of the community when conducting mitigation planning?


2. True or False: Families are more likely to participate in community activities when they feel connected to the community. In a disaster, this may translate into increased willingness to follow urgent community directives such as when to evacuate or where to shelter in place.


3. The school custodian is responsible for carrying which of the following during an evacuation/relocation and lockdown:


4. All of the following areas are considered high-risk and should be protected by high security locks and an alarm EXCEPT:


5. True or False: Hazard mitigation planning is generally a linear process.


6. Which one of the following people is the BEST choice to include in a community’s Emergency Operations Plan, to act as a liaison with the public health sector?

7. Which one of the following would be the BEST mitigation strategy for a community that is prone to frequent flooding?


8. Children can become separated from their families during a disaster because:


9. Which one of the following critical components of a child’s world provides the FIRST means of accounting for children in disasters?


10. Starting a maintenance and security safety checklist may be helpful in addressing the important balance between sufficient building security and:


11. The school has a well developed network of _____________ to which students can be referred to help prevent violence and promote mental health.


12. Which of the following is NOT a question that should be addressed by a school’s or child care facility’s emergency operations plan?


13. What information is needed about a location in order to include it in a GIS?


14. According to the maintenance and security safety checklist,which TWO of the following elements provide the best building security:


15. Which one is NOT a factor that leads to resilience among children faced with disaster?


16. During which step of the hazard mitigation planning process should the planning team be established?


17. Which one of the following is most likely NOT a step that can be taken to reduce the impact of different type of threats and disasters?


18. Which of the following is a main priority for helping children return to their normal routines and education?


19. Effective prevention actions along with effective training and exercises can improve a school or childcare facility’s ability to protect, mitigate, respond, and ____________ emergencies.


20. In order to prevent violence and promote mental health and well-being, schools and child care facilities may want to review whether students have access to the following programs (select all that apply):


21. All following elements have been identified as important to supporting school’s level of involvement with law enforcement EXCEPT:


22. Select all the ways a parent can help a child build resilience through communication:


23. Which one of the following is the MOST important step you can take to provide for the physical safety and emotional stability of children in disasters?


24. When a disaster strikes and people are evacuated to shelters, it is important to consider not only their physical needs, such as a roof over their heads and a place to sleep, but also:


25. Why did emergency management officials have to change their policy about evacuating citizens with special needs separately from those without special needs?