Preparedness
Mitigation
Response
Recovery
Name that Natural Disaster

100

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

100

These are four examples of FEMA social media that supports mitigation.
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)

100

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.
What is a trailer or mobile home?

100

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.
What is disaster supply kit?

100

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.
What is a tornado?

200

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.
What is the Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) program?

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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.
What is an earthquake?

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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.
What is cash or affiliate with existing non-profit organizations before coming to the disaster area? (either answer is correct)

300

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.
What is a landslide?

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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.
What is the National Disaster Recovery Framework?

400

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.
What is a volcanic eruption?

500

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

500

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.
What is the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)?

500

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

500

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.
What is the National Emergency Child Locator Center (NECLC)?

500

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.
What is a heat wave or extreme heat?