Chapter 5: Quiz

Put a check in the appropriate box.  See Chapter 11 for the answers. 




1.     A local authority passes a Municipal Emergency Management By-law to establish authority for a local emergency management program.



2.     The Emergency Management Agency consists of one or more members of council.



3.     The Emergency Management Agency acts as an agent of the local authority and has responsibility for the Municipal Emergency Plan.



4.     Senior representatives from municipal departments, fire, police and EMS would likely be members of the Emergency Management Committee.



5.     The senior elected official acts as chair of the Emergency Management Agency.



6.     In a disaster, the Director of Emergency Management would act as director of operations on behalf of the municipal Emergency Management Agency.



7.     A State of Local Emergency may be for all or any part of the municipality.



8.     There is no need for the local authority to inform the public of a state of local emergency, as the media will voluntarily disseminate this information.



9.     When conducting their risk assessment, a municipality would identify likely events and assess their capability to respond.



10.  The municipality’s Emergency Coordination Centre would be set up at the emergency site.



11.  The completed Municipal Emergency Plan is submitted to the Emergency Management Agency for review and approval.



12.  There is no real need for the public to be informed about the local emergency management program.



13.  Testing the plan through an exercise helps to determine if the plan will work as intended.




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