FEMA Test Answers
The Public Assistance Program is authorized through: A. The Stafford Act.
The State EOP.
National Environmental Policy Act.
To closeout a large project, ______________ is responsible for certifying that all work has been completed in accordance with FEMA standards and policies. A. The grantee
The Regional Administrator
The local jurisdiction
It is acceptable to submit multiple facilities with a reasonable relationship as one project to meet the $1,000 minimum threshold for eligibility. A. True
Project validation applies to: A. Small projects submitted by applicant.
Combined facility projects.
Reasonable and necessary are criteria for Public Assistance __________ eligibility. A. Facility
The grantee is responsible for administering and disbursing Public Assistance funds to applicants. A. True
Project Worksheets for small projects are due 60 days after: A. Applicants’ briefing.
Disaster declaration date.
Preliminary disaster assessment.
The Federal cost share of Public Assistance funding is no less than: A. 25 percent.
Special Considerations are issues other than PA Program eligibility that could affect the funding of a project. A. True
The Preliminary Damage Assessment verifies damage and provides an estimate of the supplemental assistance needed. A. True
Eligible applicants for the Public Assistance Program are State agencies, local, and tribal governments, and: A. FEMA regional staff.
Certain Private Nonprofit Organizations.
Small Business Owners.
A contract must be approved by FEMA before it can be submitted as an eligible cost on a Project Worksheet. A. True
One purpose of the kickoff meeting is to: A. Make eligibility determinations
Address specific project formulation for an applicant
Determine the size of the disaster area
Verify completed work
Permanent restoration work should be completed within ______ months of the disaster declaration date. A. 6
Project documentation is the responsibility of the: A. PA Specialist.
State Applicant Liaison.
Application for disaster assistance is submitted on the: A. Case Management form.
Project Worksheet form.
Preliminary Damage Assessment form.
Request for Public Assistance form.
The Public Assistance Program process is activated through: A. Request from PAC Crewleader.
Request of local jurisdiction.
A Time and Materials contract may be allowed for: A. Permanent restoration work.
Small purchase procedures.
Emergency work limited to 70 hours.
The applicants’ briefing is conducted by: A. Grantee.
Local Emergency Manager.
Statutory exclusions from compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act are allowed for emergency actions and restoration of facilities to pre-disaster conditions. A. True