IS-800. D National Response Framework, an Introduction

The IS-800.D National Response Framework gives an introduction to a plan for all forms of threats and hazards, including accidents, technology risks, natural disasters, and human-caused crises.

This Framework is used to execute NIMS and provides whole-community coordinating structures and response activities. More specifically, the Framework specifies the government, commercial sector, and NGO’s responsibilities to strengthen the collaborative incident response.

The Complete List of Questions for the IS-800.D Test:

  1. A guiding principle of the National Response Framework is that
  2. A basic premise of the National Response Framework is that
  3. The National Response Framework is
  4. A MAC Group is
  5. Which of the following are core capabilities for a response?
  6. Coordination leadership at the Joint Field Office is provided by?
  7. In order to help form a common operating picture of the incident and secure additional resources, the Incident Commander relays requirements to:
  8. Federal Coordinating Structures include?
  9. Who is the principal federal official for domestic incident management?
  10. The term “response” as used in the National Response Framework includes?
  11. A basic premise of the national response framework is that?
  12. Communities apply NIMS principles to integrate response plans and resources across jurisdictions and departments, as well as with the private sector and NGOs. True or False?
  13. The response protocols and structures described in the National Response Framework align with the NIMS, and all NIMS components support response.
  14. How the Federal Government aligns resources and delivers core capabilities to reach our shared National Preparedness Goal is described in?
  15. All agencies with jurisdictional authority and/or functional responsibility for the incident provide joint support through mutually developed incident objectives and strategies. This is an example of?
  16. Which organization is a multiagency coordination center generally staffed by ESFs in anticipation of or immediately following an incident?
  17. Community Emergency Response Teams are an example of? 
  18. Which response core capability includes conducting appropriate measures to ensure the protection of the health and safety of the public and workers, as well as the environment, from all hazards in support of the responder operations and the affected community?
  19. As the principal Federal official for domestic incident management, the Secretary of Homeland Security coordinates the Federal resources utilized in the prevention of, preparation for, response to, or recovery from terrorist attacks, major disasters, or other emergencies?
  20. Which of the following are core capabilities for response?
  21. States request assistance from other states through interstate mutual aid and assistance agreements such as?
  22. Which Response core capability involves providing life-sustaining and human services to the affected population, including hydration, feeding, sheltering, temporary housing, evacuee support, reunification, and distribution of emergency supplies?
  23. The SIOC acts as the FBI’s worldwide Emergency Operations Center. Which of these is established by the FBI in response to significant threats or incidents involving Federal crimes under the criminal jurisdiction of the United States?
  24. Some non-governmental organizations are officially designated as support elements to national response capabilities. Do examples include all of the following except?
  25. Who is responsible for leading the Federal Government’s response efforts to ensure that the necessary coordinating structures, leadership, and resources are applied quickly and efficiently to large-scale and catastrophic incidents?
  26. Situational assessment, operational communications, and cybersecurity are core capabilities required for all five mission areas. True or False?

Purpose and Goal of the IS-800.D Test

The IS-800.D, National Response Framework serves as a roadmap for how the country responds to all sorts of disasters and emergencies. It is based on ideas found in the National Incident Management System that are scalable, flexible, and adaptive.

According to the National Response Framework, the term “response” includes:

  • Following an incident, actions to rescue lives, safeguard property and the environment, stabilize the crisis and provide basic human requirements
  • The implementation of emergency plans and activities to facilitate recovery

This course aims to familiarize you with the National Response Framework and help you understand how it can be used in real-world response scenarios.

The National Response Framework outlines how the nation efficiently controls all-hazard responses at all levels. What’s more, it outlines particular authorities and the best practices for dealing with all forms of catastrophes and crises, from minor incidents to major disasters.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, students should be able to define the following:

  • Describe the National Response Framework’s aim, scope, organization, and underlying theory
  • Explain the roles and duties of the response partners
  • Describe the fundamental response capabilities and the activities necessary to deliver those capabilities
  • Describe the coordinating mechanisms and operational plans utilized to assist with emergency response
  • Explain how the stability of the seven Community Lifelines decreases dangers to public health and safety, as well as economic security

Who is the IS-800.D Designed For?

The IS-800.D training is required for all Federal, State, Territorial, Tribal, and Local emergency managers and individuals whose primary job is emergency management.

NOTE: If you have already taken any IS-800 test, you are not required to repeat it. However, before attempting this course, it is recommended to take the IS-700, An Introduction to the National Incident Management System course.

Officials who can take this course include:

  • Personnel in Federal ministries and agencies having emergency management duties under the National Response Plan (NRP)
  • Officials with emergency management duties in state and territorial governments, staff from emergency management agencies, and individuals from agencies that assist and interact with the NRP’s 15 Emergency Support Functions (ESF)
  • Officials in Tribal organizations and local jurisdictions who have overall emergency management obligations mandated by law, ordinance, or delegation, and officials who are primarily involved in emergency planning

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