Preparedness Mitigation Response Recovery Name that Natural Disaster

100

What is www.ready.gov?
This is the FEMA website that has preparedness information for making a plan, building a kit, and staying informed.

100

What is the FEMA Facebook page, the FEMA Twitter page, the FEMA YouTube page, the FEMA Smartphone Application, and the FEMA Blog? (any of the four are correct answers)
These are four examples of FEMA social media that supports mitigation.

100

What is a trailer or mobile home?
If you are in this type of structure during a tornado, the safest thing to do is get out immediately and go to the lowest floor of a sturdy, nearby building or a storm shelter.

100

What is disaster supply kit?
Basic services such as electricity, gas, water, sewage treatment and telephones may be cut off for days or even a week, or longer. This should be kept in the event this happens.

100

What is a tornado?
This natural disaster appears as a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground with whirling winds that can reach 300 miles per hour.

200

What is the Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) program?
This program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

200

What is a biological threat?
Ensuring all required or suggested immunizations are up to date is one way to mitigate this hazard.

200

What is a safe room?
If you are unable to evacuate, this is the best place to go.

200

What is water?
You should keep one gallon per person per day of this item.

200

What is an earthquake?
To prepare for this natural disaster, secure your water heater, refrigerator, furnace, and gas appliances by strapping them to the wall studs and bolting to the floor.

300

What is an Emergency Preparedness Plan?
Your family may not be together when a disaster strikes. It is important to write and have this in advance.

300

What is installing permanent storm shutters?
By doing this mitigation action on houses, windows are best protected from hurricanes.

300

What is leave their pets behind?
Pet owners should not do this action when evacuating from their homes.

300

What is cash or affiliate with existing non-profit organizations before coming to the disaster area? (either answer is correct)
Immediately following a disaster, a community can become easily overwhelmed by the amount of generous people who want to help. This is the best way to help.

300

What is a landslide?
Changes in landscape such as patterns of storm-water drainage on slopes (especially the places where runoff water converges), land movement, or progressively leaning trees are all signs of this natural disaster potentially occurring.

400

What is the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale?
This scale classifies hurricanes into five categories based on their sustained wind speed at the indicated time.

400

What is straps or clips?
To reduce damage during high wind events, this should be installed to securely fasten your roof to the frame structure.

400

What is 72 hours?
The best disaster supply kits will have food, water, and other supplies to for at least this many hours.

400

What is the National Disaster Recovery Framework?
This guide enables effective recovery support to disaster-impacted States, Tribes, Territorial and local jurisdictions. It provides a flexible structure that enables disaster recovery managers to operate in a unified and collaborative manner.

400

What is a volcanic eruption?
This natural disaster can be accompanied by other natural hazards, including earthquakes, mudflows and flash floods, rock falls and landslides, acid rain, fire, and (under special conditions) tsunamis.

500

What is a Business Continuity Plan (BCP)?
Businesses should consider having this type of plan in place to ensure operations continue following a disaster.

500

What is the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)?
This program was created by the Congress of the United States in 1968 through the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 and enables property owners in participating communities to purchase insurance protection from the government against losses from flooding.

500

What is self deploy?
Volunteers should not do this until a need has been identified and the community has requested support.

500

What is the National Emergency Child Locator Center (NECLC)?
This is operated by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and activated during Presidentially-declared disasters. Its mission is to assist in reunifying children separated from their parents or legal guardians in the aftermath of a disaster.

500

What is a heat wave or extreme heat?
This natural hazard caused the most fatalities in 2012 with 155. This hazard also has the highest 10-Year Average (2003-2013) with 117 fatalities according to the National Weather Service.

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