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FEMA IS-393.B: Introduction to Hazard Mitigation Answers

1. What is the first step for developing the community hazard mitigation plan?


2. What differentiates the Mitigation mission area from Prevention and Response mission areas?


3. Which of the following is a result of communities taking steps to reduce their vulnerability to potential hazard events?


4. What does the assessment of risks determine?


5. The National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program (NEHRP) is one of the Federal mitigation programs.


6. What is one of the benefits of identifying hazards at the beginning of a risk assessment?


7. The State Hazard Mitigation Officer will want the results of the risk assessment to…


8. Establishing mitigation goals may involve developing a list of ______________that explain what the community wants to achieve with the plan.


9. Risk is susceptibility to physical injury, harm, damage, or economic loss.


10. What is the goal of all hazard mitigation efforts?


11. The Hazard Mitigation Grants Program is authorized under Section 404 of the Stafford Act.


12. Communities may pursue disaster resilience through…


13. Critical facilities to consider during the inventory of assets include hazardous material facilities such as…


14. Which of the following is one of the Federal mitigation programs?



15. Once complete, it is important to compile the results of the entire risk assessment into a:


16. Which of the following is an example of a mitigation action?


17. In the flood mitigation success story you’ve read in Lesson 1, how was Juan Ponce in Hays County, TX able to minimize the flood damage to his home during the flood in his community?


18. Which of the following is one of the types of hazard mitigation actions?


19. What is the first of the four phases for building a community hazard mitigation plan?


20. ________ in recent decades has led to sprawling suburban communities and homes, built with strong attention to protection against high winds, flooding, wildfire, or other natural hazards.


21. Which of the following is a Federal mitigation programs?


22. The best way to show areas affected by hazards is to record the data on a:


23. What is a hazard?


24. Whose mitigation roles does the National Mitigation Framework describe?


25. Media outlets are part of the Whole Community.