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Wildfires International aid is rarely deployed in advance of a disaster because of which of the following reasons? Response agencies are often ill equipped to respond quickly enough to arrive before the disaster occurs. International assistance tends to be inversely proportional to the perceived seriousness of the disaster.
Governments wish to preserve an image of control. None of the above Search and rescue involves three interrelated functions, including the locating of victims, the extraction of victims, and which of the following?
The provision of initial first aid medical care All of the above Which of the following performs the majority of search and rescue activities? Family members and bystanders National government search and rescue teams What is probably the greatest obstacle for international search and rescue team operations? Time delays in reaching the affected country caused by travel Funding provided by their home country Difficulty in recognizing that a disaster has actually occurred Shortfalls in the effectiveness of search and rescue equipment Mass casualty incidents are defined as which of the following?
Incidents where the number of victims overwhelms the capacity of local clinics or hospitals All of the above Triage is most closely associated with which of the following response functions? First aid medical treatment Fatality management Fire suppression Which of the following must be identified by disaster managers in the planning phase of evacuation, long before the disaster happens?
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