IS-2700: National Mitigation Framework, an Introduction Answers

1

Which guiding principle for Mitigation states that that there is a common understanding that future disasters will occur and that every person has a responsibility to prepare for these risks?

  • Shared Risk-conscious Culture
  • Resilience and Sustainability
  • Engaged Partnerships and Inclusiveness
  • Leadership and Locally Focused Implementation
2

The National Preparedness Goal sets the vision for preparedness nationwide and identifies the core capabilities necessary to achieve that vision across five mission areas.

  • True
  • False
3

Which Mitigation core capability includes the recognition, understanding, communication of, and planning for risk that empowers individuals and communities to make informed risk management decisions necessary to adapt to, withstand, and quickly recover from future incidents?

  • Threats and Hazards Identification
  • Community Resilience
  • Cybersecurity
  • Long-term Vulnerability Reduction
4

State, tribal, territorial and insular area governments promote resilience by passing legislation that incorporates or facilitates mitigation activities.

  • True
  • False
5

Which Mitigation core capability allows decision makers, responders, and community members to take informed actions to reduce their entity’s risk?

  • Threats and Hazards Identification
  • Community Resilience
  • Risk and Disaster Resilience Assessment
  • Long-term Vulnerability Reduction
6

Structures that advance mitigation include all of the following EXCEPT:

  • The National Counterterrorism Center
  • State hazard mitigation planning committees
  • Regional/Metropolitan planning organizations
  • Long-term recovery groups
7

Which guiding principle for Mitigation involves preparing people, property, critical infrastructure resources, and the economy to withstand or absorb the impact of an incident and enables the community to rebound?

  • Shared Risk-conscious Culture
  • Resilience and Sustainability
  • Engaged Partnerships and Inclusiveness
  • Leadership and Locally Focused Implementation
8

The National Mitigation Framework addresses how to:

  • Save lives, protect property and the environment, and meet basic human needs after an incident has occurred.
  • Prevent damage from a natural disaster, such as a tornado or a flood.
  • Reduce the loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters.
  • Prevent, avoid, or stop a threatened or actual act of terrorism.
9

Which Federal department or agency is responsible for coordinating preparedness activities, including mitigation activities, to respond to and recover from terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and other emergencies?

  • Department of State
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Department of Justice
10

Which of the following is a mitigation responsibility of a local government?

  • Local law enforcement coordinates activities with the National Guard during an incident
  • Local governments develop, assess, and implement core capabilities with emphasis given to the economy
  • Local law enforcement agencies conduct criminal investigations and can identify imminent acts of terrorism
  • Local governments coordinate directly with the President to ensure mitigation activities are underway
11

Which of the three cross-cutting core capabilities is described as the delivery of coordinated, prompt, reliable, and actionable information to the whole community through the use of clear, consistent, accessible, and culturally and linguistically appropriate methods to effectively relay information regarding any threat or hazard, as well as the actions being taken and the assistance being made available, as appropriate?

  • Planning
  • Operational Coordination
  • Public Information and Warning
12

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the National Mitigation Framework?

  • Aligns key roles and responsibilities when responding to a terrorist attack.
  • Describes the coordination efforts to deliver the capabilities defined in the National Preparedness Goal
  • Enables the whole community to contribute to and benefit from national preparedness.
  • Is the thread that permeates the fabric of national preparedness
13

Which stakeholder is responsible for coordination of the national assessment and report on the progress made within the mitigation core capabilities?

  • Local government
  • Federal government
  • Individuals, families and households
  • Nongovernmental organizations
  • Communities
14

Which national coordinating structure leverages expertise and institutional knowledge to enhance the protection and resilience of the Nation’s critical infrastructure?

  • National Security Council
  • Mitigation Framework Leadership Group
  • Sector Specific Agencies (SSA)
15

The National Mitigation Framework seeks to enable the whole community to contribute to and benefit from national preparedness.

  • True
  • False
16

Which of the three cross-cutting core capabilities is described as a systematic process engaging the whole community as appropriate in the development of executable strategic, operational, and/or tactical-level approaches to meet defined objectives?

  • Planning
  • Operational Coordination
  • Public Information and Warning
17

Which Mitigation core capability involves building and sustaining resilient systems, communities, and critical infrastructure and key resources lifelines?

  • Threats and Hazards Identification
  • Community Resilience
  • Cybersecurity
  • Long-term Vulnerability Reduction
18

Which of the following does NOT describe core capabilities?

  • They are exclusive to the federal government and cannot be applied at the local level.
  • They are distinct critical elements necessary to meet the National Preparedness Goal.
  • They provide a common language for preparedness across the whole community.
  • They are essential for the execution of each mission area: Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery.
19

Which guiding principle for Mitigation states that leaders at the state, tribal, territorial, insular area, and Federal levels support local leadership?

  • Shared Risk-conscious Culture
  • Resilience and Sustainability
  • Engaged Partnerships and Inclusiveness
  • Leadership and Locally Focused Implementation
20

Which national coordinating structure coordinates mitigation efforts across the Federal Government and assesses the effectiveness of mitigation capabilities?

  • National Security Council
  • Mitigation Framework Leadership Group
  • Sector Specific Agencies (SSA)

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