Flashcards in 201.05E Evacuation Sector Deck (36):
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
The area of initial evacuation should be identified by the IC. The __________ section will reevaluate the evacuation area and recommend any necessary adjustments.
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
What are the three levels of evacuation?
How many people does intermediate evacuation effect?
Fewer than 100 people
How long may citizens be out of their homes on large-scale evacuations?
Many hours if not days
How long may citizens be out of their homes in a site evacuation?
Less than an hour or two
How long should the evacuation be sustained?
As long as the risk continues in the evacuated area
The intermediate level evacuation usually evacuates the people for how long?
2 to 4 hours
_________ evacuations involve a small number of citizens.
With a large-scale evacuation, _________ of citizens would be evacuated.
Once a long-term sheltering is identified, the _______ will managed shelters.
The Red Cross will need up to ________ to get adequate personnel, equipment and supplies to the shelter sites.
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.
A Red Cross representative should be assigned to each shelter, an _________ officer should also be assigned to each sector.
The _________ section is responsible for all planning associated with the evacuation.
The actual evacuation process would normally be managed in the operations section as an evacuation ________ or ________.
Sector or branch
What sections may be implemented during an evacuation?
The planning section would be responsible for developing an evacuation plan in joint cooperation with the _________.
During an evacuation what branches may be implemented?
The evacuation branch officer maybe who?
During an evacuation, sectors to be considered include?
Other sectors as necessary
A _________ will need to be assigned to the planning section and another to the evacuation branch as a liaison.
The _________ will be an integral part of the evacuation process, as a large part of the evacuation is usually accomplished by them.
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
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.
When making door-to-door evacuations you should wear __________.
Be in uniform
Wear your helmet
When making face-to-face notifications, information should include what instructions?
There is an emergency
You are in danger
Go to shelter (location)
Take (________) Route out of area
Do you need transportation?
Consider multi-lingual needs
Evacuees should be advised to take what items?
House and car keys
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
Some citizens may refuse to leave, what are a few methods of persuasion?
Be in uniform
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
Evacuations follow somewhat of a triage philosophy. What is it?
We'll evacuate the greatest number for the greatest benefit
________ of a refusal to evacuate should be done.
During an evacuation the EOC's objective is to use _________ to support the incident.
If the EOC is in operation, the _________ section is responsible for briefing and maintaining communications with the EOC.