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Unified Command
Unified Command enables all agencies with responsibility to manage an incident together by establishing a common set of incident objectives and strategies.
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Asked 11/25/2012 7:34:47 PM
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Check-in, initial briefing, recordkeeping, and demobilization procedures are all necessary to ensure
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The Incident Command System (ICS) is:
Weegy: The Incident Command System (ICS) is "a systematic tool used for the command, control, and coordination of emergency response" according to the United States Federal Highway Administration. (More)
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