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FEMA IS-558: Public Works and Disaster Recovery Answers

FEMA IS-558: Public Works and Disaster Recovery Answers

    1. 1. Managing volunteers falls primarily under which type of administrative consideration for recovery planning?

       


      2. During the implementation and maintenance of the recovery plan, what is most likely to assist in the development of lessons learned and ensure accountability of the expenditure of public funds?

       


      3. Which of the following statements regarding the avenues for acquiring additional resources to assist with recovery needs is most accurate?

       


      4. Which of the following is most likely to be a recovery activity led by public works?

       


      5. Which of the following is a function of the Recovery Task Force (RTF) or Long Term Recovery Committee (LTRC)?

       


      6. Which of the following statements best describes the function of public works in providing key services to the community?

       


      7. Which of the following is an example of critical infrastructure and key resources for which public works may have responsibility during recovery?

       


      8. Which of the following best describes how inspection services contribute to the recovery process?

       


      9. Which of the following best describes the difference between the Public Assistance Program (PA) and Individual Assistance Program (IA)?

       


      10. Right-of-way clearance, recycling efforts, hazardous materials, and contracting for services are all components that need to be considered in what type of plan?

       


      11. Which of the following is the best explanation of how risk and vulnerability assessment information is used for recovery planning?

       
       

      12. Which of the following choices is NOT an example of support services that public works may provide to other agencies during the recovery period?

       


      13. How might the public works agency be involved in protecting public safety and health during the recovery period?

       


       

      14. Which of the following components are considered necessary for the health and welfare of the population of the community and therefore receive high priority in recovery efforts?

       
       

      15. Which of the following best describes the benefits of mitigation planning?

       


      16. Which of the following is a FALSE statement regarding information that should be communicated to the public during recovery?

       


      17. While repairing a bridge damaged by flooding, public works officials conclude that replacing an older culvert with a larger one would allow more water to pass and lessen the chance of future damage to the bridge. Which of the following is considered an ‘on-the-spot’ mitigation program that would allow public works to implement this mitigation action while repairing the impacted structure?

       


      18. Which of the following statements regarding intra-agency communication is true?

       


      19. When planning for recovery, who should be included on the public works planning team?

       
       

      20. Which of the following is the best example of the information that should be gathered by a disaster recovery planning team in order to develop the recovery plan?

       


      21. Which of the following is the best advice in regard to involving the public in the recovery process?

       


       

      22. When choosing a feasible, sustainable recovery project, which of the following is a valid statement?

       


      23. Which of the following is NOT an example of public works providing support in protecting the environment?

       


      24. Which of the following would be the most effective non-structural mitigation strategy that a community might implement after a flood event?

       


      25. Which of the following would probably be the LEAST effective method for the public works agency to coordinate recovery efforts with those of the community?

       


       

      26. Which of the following statements regarding public works and the importance of planning for recovery is most accurate?

       



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