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The Incident Command System (ICS) can be used to manage planned events, such as evacuation drills and festivals, in addition to actual incidents. a. True b. False
The answer is a. True
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User: The Incident Command System (ICS) can be used to manage planned events, such as evacuation drills and festivals, in addition to actual incidents. a. True b. False

Weegy: The answer is a. True
scijoe21|Points 2265|

User: The Incident Command System (ICS) can be used to manage planned events, such as evacuation drills and festivals, in addition to actual incidents.

Weegy: The answer is a. True
scijoe21|Points 2265|

User: Select the FALSE statement below about the Incident Command System (ICS). a. ICS could be used to manage a large sporting event or a visit from a foreign dignitary. b. ICS is a standardized, all-hazards incident management approach that is used throughout the lifecycle of an incident. c. ICS is primarily a standardized organizational structure (chart) that is used in an identical fashion for every incident. d. ICS has been used to manage both emergency and nonemergency situations by both government and private sector organizations.

Weegy: C is the FALSE statement

Your incident may require a larger ICS organizational structure
example: kitchen fire vs. wildland fire that covers a wide area and is threatening homes and businesses


User: All of the following are true, EXCEPT: a. NIMS was called for in Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) in February of 2003. b. NIMS is a core set of concepts, principles, and terminology for incident command and multiagency coordination. c. NIMS is a consistent, nationwide approach for all levels of government to work effectively and efficiently together. d. NIMS requires that the Incident Command System (ICS) be activated as a last resort during domestic incidents.

Weegy: All of the follwing are true EXCEPT: D. NIMS requires that the Incident Command System (ICS) be activated as a last resort during domestic incidents. [
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User: Homeland Security Directive 5 (HSPD-5) requires Federal departments and agencies to: a. Test and credential response personnel to ensure they have acquired the competencies needed to implement the Incident Command System. b. Make adoption of NIMS by State, tribal, and local organizations a condition for Federal preparedness assistance (through grants, contracts, and other activities). c. Establish standardized organizational structures for communities to use in response to natural, technological, and manmade incidents. d. Establish metrics that will measure whether communities are using the proper amounts of resources when responding to incidents.

Weegy: HSPD-5 requires all Federal Departments and agencies to: b. Make adoption of NIMS by State, tribal, and local organizations a condition for Federal Preparedness.
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User: A school district is applying for Federal preparedness funds. What is required? a. The principal must be certified as an Incident Commander. b. The school district must adopt NIMS. c. The school must add an Emergency Manager to its full-time staff. d. The day-to-day school structure needs to be reorganized into a Command and General Staff structure.

Weegy: c. The school must add an Emergency Manager to its full-time staff.
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User: The ability to communicate within ICS is absolutely critical. To ensure efficient, clear communication, ICS requires the use of: a. Agency-specific codes. b. Common terminology. c. Radio codes. d. Technical language.

User: Question 9 of 25 : The ability to communicate within ICS is absolutely critical. To ensure efficient, clear communication, ICS requires the use of: a. Agency-specific codes. b. Common terminology. c. Radio codes. d. Technical language.

User: Command is: a. Directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority. b. Based on the number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident. c. The ability to control information exchange within and across organizations involved in an incident. d. Assumed by the individual who is the highest ranking person on the scene regardless of experience or training level.

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Asked 10/30/2012 10:54:20 PM
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Command is: Directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.
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