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EM108 Community Mass Care Management

What You Get: Seven units, one appendices, and three handouts in three separate files with over 140 pages with over two dozen illustrations and charts

See some Sample Test Questions

Table of Contents

I. Introduction and Unit Overview

Overviews the course goal and objectives.

II. Assessing Mass Care Needs

Describes ways a community can assess its mass care requirements.

III. Mass Care Planning

Discusses the components of a Mass Care Annex.

IV. Mass Care Recruitment, Training, and Exercises

Describes the training and exercise portion of the planning process, including how to recruit and train emergency management and voluntary agency personnel to support the mass care effort.

V. Mass Care in Disaster Response

Presents the factors that need to be addressed to respond to the immediate mass care needs of victims, as well as special problems and issues that can arise during the response effort.

VI. Mass Care in Disaster Recovery

Describes recovery issues that need to be addressed in the aftermath of a disaster event.

VII. Course Summary

Summarizes the course content and includes a written exam.

Appendix A: Job Aids

Includes blank copies of all worksheets, checklists, and other job aids used in the course.

SAMPLE TEST QUESTIONS

True or False. As Mass Care Coordinator, your main job will be to ensure that mass care services are provided efficiently and in a timely way.

One reason to provide a separate shelter for first responders and their families is to allow them to:

a. Have time to rest and relax without feeling guilty about taking a break.
b. Get better meals than are served in the other shelters.
c. Sleep until they are rested without feeling pressure to return to work.

After reviewing the vulnerability analysis, you will still need information about the:

a. Risks that the community faces.
b. Areas that are at greatest risk.
c. Actual number of people who may seek shelter.
d. Extent of damage that can be expected.

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