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EM 250.7 Rapid Assessment Planning Workshop In Emergency Management (WEM)

What You Get: Over 54 unit pages including the Appendices.

See some Sample Test Questions

UNIT I: INTRODUCTION

Introductory Exercise
Definition
Why Is Rapid Assessment Important?
Who Is Involved In Rapid Assessment?
The Purpose Of This Guide
Who Should Use This Guide?
How to Use This Guide
Organization Of This Guide
When To Use This Guide

UNIT II: DEVELOPING RAPID ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES

Overview
Developing Rapid Assessment Procedures
Developing A Community Profile And Sectoring The Community
Sectoring the Community
Sectoring Activity
Exercise: Sectoring
Group Activity
Performing A Risk Assessment By Sector
Group Activity
Determining Staffing Patterns And Resource Requirements
Group Activity
Exercise: Communicating Damage Information
Establishing A Method For Communicating Damage Information
Group Activity
Group Activity
Summary

UNIT III: COLLECTING AND ORGANIZING DATA

Introduction
Developing Rapid Assessment Forms
Developing Forms For Dispatch Centers, 911, Etc.
Group Activity
Developing EOC Data Collection Forms

UNIT IV: TESTING THE PROCEDURES

Introduction
Planning Orientations
Planning Drills
Planning Table Top, Functional, And Full-Scale Exercises
Evaluating Exercises

APPENDIX A: RAPID ASSESSMENT INTELLIGENCE CATEGORIES
APPENDIX B: DATA MANAGEMENT JOB AIDS
APPENDIX C: SAMPLE RAPID ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES
APPENDIX D: RAPID ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES

SAMPLE TEST QUESTIONS

Rapid assessment procedures

a. needed to be developed and tested.
b. are required only for jurisdictions located in hurricane prone areas.
c. usually needs only the local emergency management agency to implement.
d. is concerning with life safety assessments only

Local situational (rapid) assessment includes only response activities directly linked to post-initial assessment operations in order to specifically determine lifesaving and life sustaining needs. (T or F)

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