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What is the key to an organized and manageable evacuation?

To develop an incident command system early and initiate a plan to continually update the plan

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The area of initial evacuation should be identified by the IC. The __________ section will reevaluate the evacuation area and recommend any necessary adjustments.

Planning section

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When can in-place sheltering to protect the public be considered?

A. When the hazardous material has been identified as having a low or moderate health risk

B. When the material has been released from its container and is now dissipating

C. When leaks can be controlled rapidly and before evacuation can be completed

D. Exposure to the product is expected to be short-term and of low health risk

E. When the public can be adequately protected by staying indoors

3

What are the three levels of evacuation?

Site
Intermediate
Large-scale

4

How many people does intermediate evacuation effect?

Fewer than 100 people

5

How long may citizens be out of their homes on large-scale evacuations?

Many hours if not days

6

How long may citizens be out of their homes in a site evacuation?

Less than an hour or two

7

How long should the evacuation be sustained?

As long as the risk continues in the evacuated area

8

The intermediate level evacuation usually evacuates the people for how long?

2 to 4 hours

9

_________ evacuations involve a small number of citizens.

Site

10

With a large-scale evacuation, _________ of citizens would be evacuated.

Thousands

11

Once a long-term sheltering is identified, the _______ will managed shelters.

Red Cross

12

The Red Cross will need up to ________ to get adequate personnel, equipment and supplies to the shelter sites.

Three hours

13

Shelter site collection cannot wait on the Red Cross, site selection must be made by ________ at the time of evacuation is ordered and sites need sector officers assigned.

Incident commander

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A Red Cross representative should be assigned to each shelter, an _________ officer should also be assigned to each sector.

Occupant services

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The _________ section is responsible for all planning associated with the evacuation.

Planning

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The actual evacuation process would normally be managed in the operations section as an evacuation ________ or ________.

Sector or branch

17

What sections may be implemented during an evacuation?

Operations
Planning
Logistics
Administration

18

The planning section would be responsible for developing an evacuation plan in joint cooperation with the _________.

Police department

19

During an evacuation what branches may be implemented?

Evacuation
Transportation
Medical
Hazmat
Fire
Geographic

20

The evacuation branch officer maybe who?

Police officer

21

During an evacuation, sectors to be considered include?

PIO
Geographic
Police liaison
Staging
Transportation
Shelter
Agency liaison
Other sectors as necessary

22

A _________ will need to be assigned to the planning section and another to the evacuation branch as a liaison.

Police representative

23

The _________ will be an integral part of the evacuation process, as a large part of the evacuation is usually accomplished by them.

Police Department

24

In the event that a resident decides not to evacuate they should be informed of the risk and if they still refuse __________.

Left to stay

25

Door-to-door notifications is time-consuming, in many cases adequate resources and time is not available, the use of _______ will speed the alert process.

Sirens
Airhorns
PA

26

When making door-to-door evacuations you should wear __________.

Be in uniform
Wear your helmet

27

When making face-to-face notifications, information should include what instructions?

There is an emergency
You are in danger
Leave immediately
Go to shelter (location)
Take (________) Route out of area
Do you need transportation?
Consider multi-lingual needs

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Evacuees should be advised to take what items?

Wallet/purse
House and car keys
Eyeglasses
Medications
Proper/warm clothing
Family pet

29

In other situations where immediate and rapid evacuation makes door-to-door notification impossible, you should use what notification method?

Use 3-5 second blasts of the siren while on the "yelp" setting

Follow with the standard evacuation instruction over the PA system

Use maximum volume on the PA system

Proceed slowly to maximize notification

Initiate notification at the beginning of each block and each 50 yards after that

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Some citizens may refuse to leave, what are a few methods of persuasion?

Be in uniform

Wear helmet

Wear SCBA and face piece

Ask for next of kin and phone number

Write next of kin information down

Refuses should be noted and reported to the branch officer

31

Evacuations follow somewhat of a triage philosophy. What is it?

We'll evacuate the greatest number for the greatest benefit

32

________ of a refusal to evacuate should be done.

Documentation

33

During an evacuation the EOC's objective is to use _________ to support the incident.

City's resources

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If the EOC is in operation, the _________ section is responsible for briefing and maintaining communications with the EOC.

Planning

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The decision to return evacuees to their homes will be the sole responsibility of the __________.

Fire department incident commander

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