A basic premise of the NIMS and National Response Framework (NRF) is that:Weegy:
A basic premise of the NIMS and National Response Framework (NRF) is that: Incidents should be managed at the lowest jurisdictional level possible.www.studyblue.com/notes/note/n/is-800/deck/831364Auto answered|Score 1User:
Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide:
A. Strategies for restoring critical infrastructure that affects multiple sectors and jurisdictions across specified geographical areas.
B. Steps for ensuring the continuity of government at the local, tribal, and State levels following a catastrophic incident.
C. Mechanisms to quickly obtain emergency assistance in the form of personnel, equipment, materials, and other associated services.
D. Lists of specialized codes for facilitating communication among responders representing different departments, agencies, and jurisdictions.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. [www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/Preparedness.shtm
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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.
A. Incident Command Post
B. Joint Command Post
C. Emergency Operations Center
D. Strategic Operations CenterWeegy:
this a emergency operation centerAuto answered|Score .95|atticus0016|Points 0|User:
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.Auto answered|Score 1|migzptz|Points 7614|User:
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. ] Auto answered|Score .76|Controler|Points 3928|User:
Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process:
A. When incident activities shift from response to recovery.
B. As soon as possible to facilitate accountability of the resources.
C. Right before the first resources are ready to be released.
D. After being requested by the Emergency Operations Center.Weegy:
Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process: c. As soon as possible to facilitate accountability of the resources. [http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS700a/SM%20files/IS700A_StudentManual_L5.pdf
] Auto answered|Score 1|Jortons|Points 10|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.'
A. Multiagency Coordination System
B. Command and Control Center
C. Incident Management Team
D. Incident Operations NetworkWeegy:
A. Multiagency Coordination System Auto answered|Score 1|rhyann24|Points 2455|User:
The Joint Information System is:
A. The framework for organizing, integrating, and coordinating the delivery of public information.
B. The automated system used by the Situation Unit within the Planning Section to synthesize information and produce reports.
C. A 24/7 multiagency watch center that provides Federal prevention, protection, and preparedness coordination.
D. A set of guidelines and protocols for sharing sensitive and classified information during an incident response.Weegy:
d. A set of guidelines and protocols for sharing sensitive and classified information during an incident response
Auto answered|Score .8667|dhez2011|Points 10|User:
Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) requires all Federal departments and agencies to:
A. Establish a panel that will evaluate activities at the State, tribal, and local levels to ensure compliance with NIMS.
B. Create NIMS strike teams that can manage incident operations if a local government fails to comply with NIMS.
C. Make adoption of NIMS by State, tribal, and local organizations a condition for Federal preparedness assistance (through grants, contracts, and other activities).
D. Implement NIMS as the doctrine for how best to organize and manage all routine, day-to-day department/agency operations.Weegy:
Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 requires all Federal departments to A. Implement NIMS as the doctrine for how best to organize and manage all routine, day-to-day department/agency operations
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The credentialing process involves an objective evaluation and documentation of an individual's:
Current certification, license, or degree,
Training and experience, and
A. Security clearance level.
B. Competence or proficiency.
C. Supervisory expertise.
D. Compensation amount.Weegy:
a. Security clearance level.Auto answered|Score 1|Taxijay|Points 281|User:
ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology. Common terminology:
A. Is unique terminology that responders use when managing incidents.
B. Applies exclusively to the naming of facilities used by the Command Staff.
C. Encourages the use of radio codes to communicate efficiently at incident site.
D. Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together.Weegy:
B. Is unique terminology that responders use when managing incidents.Auto answered|Score 1|keath1219|Points 171|User:
In an Incident Command System organization, the term 'General Staff' refers to:
A. Generalists who are assigned to support Section Chiefs with functions such as administrative matters and documentation of incident events.
B. Any combination of personnel resources assembled to support a specific mission or operational need with common communications and a designated leader.
C. A person assigned by a cooperating agency or nongovernmental/private organization who has been delegated authority to make decisions affecting that agency's or organization's participation in incident management activities.
D. 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.Weegy:
In an Incident Command System organization, the term 'General Staff' refers to: A. [ [ 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.
] ] Auto answered|Score 1|OxTornado007|Points 6869|User:
Which of the following statements is FALSE?
A. NIMS is based on best practices collected from all levels of responders.
B. NIMS is applicable across the full spectrum of potential incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity.
C. NIMS integrates best practices into a comprehensive, standardized framework.
D. NIMS specifies how resources will be allocated among jurisdictions.Weegy:
NIMS specifies how resources will be allocated among jurisdictionsAuto answered|Score .95|shifa saleheen|Points 9966|User:
Select the statement below that best describes one benefit of NIMS.
A. Establishment of standardized organizational structures that improve integration among jurisdictions and disciplines.
B. Creation of a comprehensive tactical plan for operational incident management that can be used for every incident.
C. Funding for additional staff and other resources to address operations that are not NIMS compliant.
D. Development of comprehensive strategies for addressing the management of international events.Weegy:
Establishment of standardized organizational structures that improve integration among jurisdictions and disciplines, best describes one benefit of NIMS. Answer is letter A. http://thecepp.org/upgrade/content/incident-management-what-cepp-members-should-know-about-nimsAuto answered|Score 1User:
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.Auto answered|Score 1|Frankie17851|Points 3171|User:
The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that:
A. Are singly focused on improving Federal homeland security agencies' response to catastrophic natural hazards and terrorist-related incidents.
B. Provide the structure and mechanisms to ensure effective Federal support of State, tribal, and local related activities.
C. Supersede the National Incident Management System's framework when Federal agency and departments are assisting in a response.
D. Mandate specific operational plans for local responders to use when managing a wide range of incidents.Weegy:
The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that: c. Provide the structure and mechanisms to ensure effective Federal support of State, tribal, and local related activities. [ www.fema.gov/pdf/emergency/nrf/about_nrf.pdf
] Auto answered|Score .8832|debnjerry|Points 47918|User:
Which position is responsible for the direct management of all incident-related tactical activities?Weegy:
Operations Section Chief is responsible for the direct management of all incident-related tactical activities.Auto answered|Score 1|jeffrey19phil|Points 770|User:
Select the TRUE statement:
A. Frequently jurisdictions and agencies self-dispatch resources in anticipation of a need at the incident scene.
B. In a complex incident within a State, an Area Commander would request resources directly from DHS and FEMA.
C. Prior to requesting assistance through intrastate mutual aid, a State must first ask the Federal Government for resources.
D. Typically requests for resources flow from the on-scene incident command through the local and State Emergency Operations Centers to the Federal Government.Weegy:
b. Prior to requesting assistance through intrastate mutual aid, a State must first ask the Federal Government for resourcesAuto answered|Score .9416|lynard02|Points 130|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. Facilitating the establishment and maintenance of a documentation and database system related to qualification, certification, and credentialing of emergency management/response personnel and organizations.
C. Promoting compatibility between national-level standards for NIMS and those developed by other public, private, and professional groups.
D. Developing assessment criteria for the various components of NIMS, as well as compliance requirements and timelines.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. [ [ [ [ http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS700a/SM%20files/IS700A_StudentManual_L7.pdf
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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. Understand laws and regulations in their jurisdictions that pertain to emergency management and incident response.
C. Provide guidance to their jurisdictions, departments, and/or agencies, with clearly stated policies for NIMS implementation.
D. Assume the role of incident commander for all incidents and direct the on-scene technical operations from the Emergency Operations Center.Weegy:
The answer is: B. Understand laws and regulations in their jurisdictions that pertain to emergency management and incident response.Auto answered|Score 1|shenlove69|Points 30|User:
A. Primarily involves creating automated systems that allow for the sharing of sensitive incident information.
B. Requires nongovernmental and private-sector organizations to purchase standardized communication equipment.
C. Is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together.
D. Involves oversight by the Federal Communications Commission for assigning emergency frequencies.Weegy:
Interoperability : Interoperability is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together.Auto answered|Score 1|b.mpineda|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.
'_______________________________________ A. Contain a mechanism for incorporating corrective actions.
B. Be repeated until performance is at an acceptable level.
C. Have consequences for inadequate performance.
D. Be based on the most catastrophic scenario that could affect the community.Weegy:
a. Contain a mechanism for incorporating corrective actions.Auto answered|Score 1|colossus09|Points 112|User:
A. Assigns a single Incident Commander to assume unity of command and make decisions for all jurisdictions.
B. Requires that employees report to several different Incident Commanders, each representing each jurisdiction.
C. Enables all agencies with responsibility to manage an incident together by establishing a common set of incident objectives and strategies.
D. Obligates all responsible agencies to pool their resources without consideration to the terms of mutual aid and assistance agreements.
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