IS-366.A: Planning for the Needs of Children in Disasters
1. The school custodian is responsible for carrying which of the following during an evacuation/relocation and lockdown: A. The principal’s cell phone or walkie-talky
B. The school master key
C. School attendance rosters
D. School floor plan including shut-off valves for all utilities
2. True or false: Mitigation measures are the same, regardless of disaster. A. TRUE
3. Which one of the following agencies provides respite, education, and consultation for parents about children's emotional needs after a disaster? A. Federal Emergency Medical Services for Children
B. Children 's Disaster Services of the Church of the Brethren
C. National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
D. American College of Emergency Physicians
4. 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? A. school counselor
B. Child social services
C. child care provider
D. school nurse
5. Which two of the following are considered physical dangers for which children may be at risk during a disaster? A. Psychosocial distress
B. Attack by feral animals
C. Denial of access to education
D. Assault in an evacuation shelter
E. Both B & D
6. Student development of which skill helps prevent violence and promote mental health? A. Project manegement
B. Financial management
C. Anger management
D. Risk management
7. 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. A. TRUE
8. Select all the ways a parent can help a child build resilience through communication: A. Calmly and firmly explain the situation, including what will happen next.
B. Use positive behavior and language around children.
C. Encourage children to ask questions and listen when they talk.
D. Try to answer questions and address concerns with concrete, easy-to-follow information.
E. All of the above
9. Which of the following situations puts the child at the highest risk of exploitation and gender-based violence? A. A child in a shelter with an adult that she knows and trusts, like a teacher or close family friend.
B. A child in a shelter with several family members.
C. A child alone in a shelter, with no family present.
D. A child sent to a relative’s house with her siblings following a disaster.
10. During which step of the hazard mitigation planning process should the planning team be established? A. Assess risks
B. Implement the plan and monitor progress
C. Develop a mitigation plan
D. Organize resources
11. Which of these is NOT an example of back-up communication for emergency responders: A. Walkie-talkies
B. Broad-band internet
D. satellite telephones
E. Posters and fliers
12. Who should make announcements over the PA system during an evacuation/relocation, shelter-in-place, or lockdown? A. The Principal
B. Teachers and other support staff
C. Secretarial staff
13. Which one of the following does not require permission from a parent or guardian? A. For scrapes and bruises
B. For a life- or limb-threatening injury
C. For treatment of a sprained wrist
D. For a fractured finger
14. 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? A. Educate children about disasters.
B. Give children extra time and attention.
C. Strengthen children's coping skills.
D. Preserve family unity.
15. Which one is NOT a factor that leads to resilience among children faced with disaster? A. Include children in recovery activities.
B. Allow children to watch as much television as possible.
C. Provide opportunities for children to participate in school, cultural, faith-based, or extracurricular activities.
D. Allow children to return to normal activities as soon as possible, to connect them with their peers and caregivers.
16. True or false: Mitigation measures are the same, regardless of disaster. A. TRUE
17. True or False: An Involving Students in Prevention Checklist can assess the school and childcare facility’s current level of safety related to opportunities for student involvement. A. TRUE
18. True or false: Crisis prevention is an integral part of the school’s safety plan; that is, practice of emergency drills and evacuation, a partnership with law enforcement officials, metal detection capability, and adequate adult monitoring at all times. A. TRUE
19. Who is responsible for carrying the school attendance roster for students and staff, and the substitute list? A. The Secretarial Staff
B. The Principal
C. The School Nurse
D. The Teachers and other support staff
20. The presence of a compassionate caregiver, along with _______________, has a significant impact on the recovery of a child who has experienced the trauma of such a loss. A. adequate sleep
B. access to clean water
C. unsupervised time watching television
D. carefully selected play activities
21. Which one of the following is a strategy that parents should use to help their children cope after a disaster? A. Leave children with family friends when running errands.
B. Permit children to watch extensive news coverage of the disaster.
C. Keep children at home and shelter them from other children.
D. Assign chores and responsibilities to children.
22. All unaccompanied children should be report to: A. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
B. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
C. All local news stations
D. The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)
23. 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. A. TRUE
24. Which one of the following would be the BEST mitigation strategy for a community that is prone to frequent flooding? A. Constructing safe rooms
B. Installing hurricane clamps
C. Installing storm shutters
D. Elevating homes
25. True or False: An "Involving Students in Prevention Checklist" can assess the school's and childcare facility’s current level of safety related to opportunities for student involvement. A. TRUE
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