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1

What type of aid is reciprocal between two or more fire and emergency services organizations?

Mutual aid

2

Which type of aid is a formal,written agreement between jurisdictions that share a common boundary

Automatic aid

3

Which type of aid is similar to mutual aid except that payment rather than reciprocal aid is made by one agency to the other

Outside aid

4

Which internal department provides in Inert materials for controlling liquid spills

The street department

5

Which internal department provides heavy equipment for collapse or trench rescue operations

Public works

6

Which internal department provides traffic or crowd control

Law enforcement

7

How often should agreements to be evaluated for effectiveness?

Annually and after each use

8

What must take place once the agreements have been adopted by the participating agencies in an intergovernmental relationship

Training

9

What occurs when multiple levels of government are involved in an incident

Vertical jurisdiction

10

What is an incident that covers multiple jurisdictions such as a wildland fire that crosses county or state borders?

An example of horizontal jurisdiction

11

What established the programs and processes for the US federal government to provide disaster an emergency assistance to states?

The Stafford act

12

At what step does the process begin again when it is decided that a revision needs to be made to the agreement

Planning

13

What should be used to assist in the a valuation of the effectiveness of the agreement between local and governmental bodies

Incident reports

14

How is outside aid generally paid for

Annual fee

15

The local emergency management plan should include what?

Contact info, types of resources, and response protocol

16

What system standardizes inter-agency and intergovernmental ops at emergency incidents

Nims

17

What are the two models of jurisdiction?

Vertical and horizontal

18

What are the two situations in which the president may declare a major disaster or emergency

If an event is beyond the combined response capabilities of the state and local government or if the findings of the joint state local preliminary damage assessment determine enough severity or magnitude toward assistance

19

If a company officer is involved in the planning process they should be familiar with what

The current assets of the organization and needs of the community

20

Inter-agency and intergovernmental agreements should be written and what to complete the contract

Signed

21

One of the most valuable parts to the training phase is what

Post-incident debriefing or critique

22

If during the evaluating stage members feel an agreement should be revised, it starts over at what stage

Planning

23

What is the general six step process to inter-agency and intergovernmental contracts/agreements

Planning, training, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and revising