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Q: 2. 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.'
A: Multiagency coordination systems (MACS) provide the architecture to support coordination for incident prioritization, critical resource allocation, communications systems integration, and information coordination.
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User: 2. 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: 3. The credentialing process involves an objective evaluation and documentation of an individual's:

Weegy: The credentialing process involves an objective evaluation and documentation of an individual's:

?Current certification, license, or degree,
?Training and experience, and
?Competence or proficiency.



User: 4. Select the statement below that best describes one benefit of NIMS.

Weegy: ational Incident Management System (NIMS) is emergency management doctrine used across the United States to coordinate emergency preparedness and incident management and response among the public (Federal, Tribal, state, [ and local government agencies) and private sectors. Read more at ]
Roy0624|Points 609|

User: 5. Unified Command:

User: 6. Which entity provides a structure for developing and delivering incident-related coordinated messages by developing, recommending, and executing public information plans and strategies?

Weegy: A joint information system, or JIS, provides a structure for developing and delivering incident related coordinated messages by developing, recommending, and executing public information plans and strategies. [ They essentially control all the information that goes in and out of an entity during an emergency response situation. ]
Controler|Points 3928|

User: 7. Which organization has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations?

Weegy: Area Command. Area Command has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations.
migzptz|Points 7464|

User: 8. Select the TRUE statement about the Incident Action Plan.

User: 9. Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) requires all Federal departments and agencies to:

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 8807|

User: 10. In an Incident Command System organization, the term 'General Staff' refers to:

Weegy: In an Incident Command System organization, the term 'General Staff' refers to: Incident management personnel organized according to function (i.e., Operations Section Chief, Planning Section Chief, Logistics Section Chief, [ and Finance/Administration Section Chief) and who report directly to the Incident Commander. ]
OxTornado007|Points 6749|

User: 11. 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: 12. Select the TRUE statement: A. Typically requests for resources flow from the on-scene incident command through the local and State Emergency Operations Centers to the Federal Government. B. Frequently jurisdictions and agencies self-dispatch resources in anticipation of a need at the incident scene. 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: 13. 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: 14. The Joint Information System is:

User: 15. To better serve their constituents, elected and appointed officials should do the following, EXCEPT FOR:

Weegy: What are the choices?
OneRepublic|Points 665|

User: 15. To better serve their constituents, elected and appointed officials should do the following, EXCEPT FOR: A. Assume the role of incident commander for all incidents and direct the on-scene technical operations from the Emergency Operations Center. B. Help to establish relationships (including mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements) with other jurisdictions and, as appropriate, with nongovernmental organizations and the private sector. 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 response.

Weegy: To better serve their constituents, elected and appointed officials should do the following, EXCEPT FOR d. Assume the role of incident commander for all incidents and direct the on-scene technical operations from the Emergency Operations Center.
edsbenoya1105|Points 0|

User: 16. The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that:

Weegy: Provide the structure and mechanisms to ensure effective Federal support of State, tribal, and local related activities.
sipichapie|Points 4794|

User: 17. Which of the following statements is FALSE?

Weegy: no that isn't false at all.
mmjurad29|Points 40|

User: 17. Which of the following statements is FALSE? A. NIMS specifies how resources will be allocated among jurisdictions. B. NIMS is based on best practices collected from all levels of responders. 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: 18. 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.

Weegy: The answer is Incident Command Post. The structure is the physical location at which the coordination of information and resources to support incident management (on-scene operations) activities normally takes place.
ephraimzRN|Points 2278|

User: 19. 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. '_______________________________________ A. Be based on the most catastrophic scenario that could affect the community. B. Contain a mechanism for incorporating corrective actions. C. Have consequences for inadequate performance. D. Be repeated until performance is at an acceptable level.

Weegy: a. Contain a mechanism for incorporating corrective actions.
OxTornado007|Points 6749|

User: 20. The Public Information Officer:

Weegy: 80
yestfl|Points 1444|

User: 20. The Public Information Officer: A. Controls messaging and limits the independence of other organizations participating in the incident. B. Directs the Joint Information Center operation with the Emergency Operations Center. C. Interfaces with the public and media and/or with other agencies regarding incident-related information requirements. D. Serves as a press secretary for the Agency Executive or Senior Official during the incident.

Weegy: The Public Information Officer: C. interfaces with the public and media and/or with other agencies regarding incident-related information requirements.
debnjerry|Points 45212|

User: 21. A basic premise of the NIMS and National Response Framework (NRF) is that: A. Preparedness is inherently a government responsibility and does not require participation from nongovernmental organizations. B. Incidents should be managed at the lowest jurisdictional level possible. C. Unity of effort and command results when responding jurisdictions and agencies are willing to relinquish their authorities. D. Effective response relies on the readiness of response partners to self-dispatch to an incident scene.

Weegy: c. Effective response relies on the readiness of response partners to self-dispatch to an incident scene.
xixu93|Points 125|

User: 22. Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide: A. Lists of specialized codes for facilitating communication among responders representing different departments, agencies, and jurisdictions. B. Strategies for restoring critical infrastructure that affects multiple sectors and jurisdictions across specified geographical areas. C. Mechanisms to quickly obtain emergency assistance in the form of personnel, equipment, materials, and other associated services. D. Steps for ensuring the continuity of government at the local, tribal, and State levels following a catastrophic incident.

Weegy: Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide: b. Mechanisms to quickly obtain emergency assistance in the form of personnel, equipment, materials, and other associated services.
debnjerry|Points 45212|

User: 23. Interoperability: A. Involves oversight by the Federal Communications Commission for assigning emergency frequencies. B. Primarily involves creating automated systems that allow for the sharing of sensitive incident information. C. Is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together. D. Requires nongovernmental and private-sector organizations to purchase standardized communication equipment.

Weegy: b. Is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together.
jher000|Points 8041|

User: 24. ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology. Common terminology: A. Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together. B. Is unique terminology that responders use when managing incidents. C. Encourages the use of radio codes to communicate efficiently at incident site. D. Applies exclusively to the naming of facilities used by the Command Staff.

Weegy: ... of multiple incidents ... was the same as ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology ... and federal responders with specific operational plans for managing a ... or d. [ Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together. ]
gasha|Points 80|

User: 25. The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority at the field level is referred to as: A. Leadership B. Coordination C. Command D. Direction

Weegy: The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority at the field level is referred to as command.
BRAINSTORM|Points 3130|

User: 26. Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process: A. After being requested by the Emergency Operations Center. B. When incident activities shift from response to recovery. C. Right before the first resources are ready to be released. D. As soon as possible to facilitate accountability of the resources.

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