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Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) requires all Federal departments and agencies
Make adoption of NIMS by State, Tribal and local organizations, a condition for Federal preparedness assistance, through grants, contracts, and other activities.
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User: Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) requires all Federal departments and agencies

Weegy: Make adoption of NIMS by State, Tribal and local organizations, a condition for Federal preparedness assistance, through grants, contracts, and other activities.
sharpies|Points 8877|

User: . Who is the individual responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources

Weegy: The Incident Commander is the individual responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources.
Frankie17851|Points 3171|

User: 10. ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology. Common terminology

Weegy: Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together.
colossus09|Points 112|

User: This structure is the physical location at which the coordination of information and resources to support incident management (on-scene operations) activities normally takes place

User: Select the NIMS term that is defined as 'the architecture to support coordination for incident prioritization, critical resource allocation, communications systems integration, and information coordination

Weegy: Multiagency coordination systems (MACS) provide the
architecture to support coordination for incident prioritization, critical resource allocation, communications systems integration, and information coordination.





User: Interoperability

Weegy: Interoperability is the ability of diverse systems and organizations to work together.
XxXAnTiXxX|Points 10|

User: Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process

User: The Public Information Officer

Weegy: Public Information Officers (PIOs) are the communications coordinators or spokespersons of certain governmental organizations (i.e. city, county, school district, state government and police/fire departments). [ They differ from public relations departments of private organizations in that marketing plays a more limited role. The primary responsibility of a PIO is to provide information to the media and public as required by law and according to the standards of their profession. Many PIOs are former journalists, bringing unique and relevant experience to the position. During crises and emergencies, PIOs are often identified by wearing helmets or vests with the letters "PIO" on them. ]
akoine|Points 2078|

User: HSPD-5 required the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a mechanism for ensuring the ongoing management and maintenance of NIMS. The Secretary established the National Integration Center (NIC) to perform all of the following functions EXCEPT

User: HSPD-5 required the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a mechanism for ensuring the ongoing management and maintenance of NIMS. The Secretary established the National Integration Center (NIC) to perform all of the following functions EXCEPT: A. Inventorying and tracking all national resources and assets available for deployment in incidents managed using NIMS. B. Developing assessment criteria for the various components of NIMS, as well as compliance requirements and timelines. C. Promoting compatibility between national-level standards for NIMS and those developed by other public, private, and professional groups. D. Facilitating the establishment and maintenance of a documentation and database system related to qualification, certification, and credentialing of emergency management/response personnel and organizations

Weegy: The Secretary established the National Integration Center (NIC) to perform all of the following functions EXCEPT: a. Inventorying and tracking all national resources and assets available for deployment in incidents managed using NIMS. [ [ [ [ ] ] ] ]
Deity|Points 10|

User: Which of the following statements is FALSE? A. NIMS is based on best practices collected from all levels of responders. B. NIMS specifies how resources will be allocated among jurisdictions. C. NIMS integrates best practices into a comprehensive, standardized framework. D. NIMS is applicable across the full spectrum of potential incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity

Weegy: NIMS specifies how resources will be allocated among jurisdictions
shifa saleheen|Points 9966|

User: To better serve their constituents, elected and appointed officials should do the following, EXCEPT FOR: A. Help to establish relationships (including mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements) with other jurisdictions and, as appropriate, with nongovernmental organizations and the private sector. B. Assume the role of incident commander for all incidents and direct the on-scene technical operations from the Emergency Operations Center. C. Provide guidance to their jurisdictions, departments, and/or agencies, with clearly stated policies for NIMS implementation. D. Understand laws and regulations in their jurisdictions that pertain to emergency management and incident

Weegy: The answer is: B. Understand laws and regulations in their jurisdictions that pertain to emergency management and incident response.
shenlove69|Points 30|

User: Exercises should: Include multidisciplinary, multijurisdictional incidents. Include participation of private-sector and nongovernmental organizations. Cover aspects of preparedness plans, including activating mutual aid and assistance agreements.

Weegy: The answer is contain a mechanism of incorporating corrective actions. Exercises should contain a mechanism of incorporating corrective [ actions. ]
Shey091808|Points 863|

User: Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide:

Weegy: Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide : Mechanisms to quickly obtain emergency assistance in the form of personnel, equipment, materials, and other associated services.
Slayin|Points 743|

User: Select the TRUE statement: A. Frequently jurisdictions and agencies self-dispatch resources in anticipation of a need at the incident scene. B. Typically requests for resources flow from the on-scene incident command through the local and State Emergency Operations Centers to the Federal Government. C. Prior to requesting assistance through intrastate mutual aid, a State must first ask the Federal Government for resources. D. In a complex incident within a State, an Area Commander would request resources directly from DHS and FEMA

Weegy: b. Prior to requesting assistance through intrastate mutual aid, a State must first ask the Federal Government for resources
lynard02|Points 130|

User: Unified Command

Weegy: In the Incident Command System, a Unified Command is an authority structure in which the role of incident commander is shared by two or more individuals, each already having authority in a different responding agency. [ Unified command is one way to carry out command in which responding agencies and/or jurisdictions with responsibility for the incident share incident management. A Unified Command may be needed for incidents involving multiple jurisdictions or agencies. If a Unified Command is needed, Incident Commanders representing agencies or jurisdictions that share responsibility for the incident manage the response from a single Incident Command Post. A Unified Command allows agencies with different legal, geographic, and functional authorities and responsibilities to work together effectively without affecting individual agency authority, responsibility, or accountability. Under a Unified Command, a single, coordinated Incident Action Plan will direct all activities. The Incident Commanders will supervise a single Command and General Staff organization and speak with one voice. Source : ]
Expert answered|jeffreymcmillan|Points 30|

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You are working at establishing a computer network and communications support for incident personnel. You are working in the Logistics Section.
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Incident Commanders within the Unified Command do all of the following, EXCEPT: Form multiple command structures if disagreements arise.
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The Finance/Administration Section may staff four Units: Procurement Unit, Cost Unit, Compensation/Claims Unit, and Time Unit.
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