Who is the individual responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources?
a. Incident Commander
b. Operations Section Chief
c. Emergency Operations Center Manager
d. Agency Executive or Senior Official
a. Incident Commander. Incident Commander (IC): The individual responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and the release of resources. Auto answered|Score 1|migzptz|Points 6924|User:
a. Assigns a single Incident Commander to assume unity of command and make decisions for all jurisdictions.
b. Enables all agencies with responsibility to manage an incident together by establishing a common set of incident objectives and strategies.
c. Requires that employees report to several different Incident Commanders, each representing each jurisdiction.
d. Obligates all responsible agencies to pool their resources without consideration to the terms of mutual aid and assistance agreements.
... Assigns a single Incident Commander to assume unity of command and make decisions for all jurisdictions. ... [ unified command? Enables all agencies with responsibility to manage an incident together by establishing a common set of incident objectives and strategies. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Question_15_of_20_Unified_Command
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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. 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.
c. Any combination of personnel resources assembled to support a specific mission or operational need with common communications and a designated leader.
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.
In an Incident Command System organization, the term ?General Staff? refers to: 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.
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Which organization has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations?
a. Multiagency Command
b. United Command
c. Area Command
d. Joint Command
c. Area Command has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations. www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/Glossary.shtmAuto answered|Score .6User:
The Public Information Officer:
a. Directs the Joint Information Center operation with the Emergency Operations Center.
b. Interfaces with the public and media and/or with other agencies regarding incident-related information requirements.
c. Serves as a press secretary for the Agency Executive or Senior Official during the incident.
d. Controls messaging and limits the independence of other organizations participating in the incident.
the answer is BAuto answered|Score .6|manaweegy|Points 419|User:
Which position is responsible for the direct management of all incident-related tactical activities?
a. Finance/Administration Section Chief
b. Logistics Section Chief
c. Operations Section Chief
d. Planning Section Chief
I believe that the answer is C. I hope this helps you.Auto answered|Score 1|basmith18|Points 50|User:
Which entity provides a structure for developing and delivering incident-related coordinated messages by developing, recommending, and executing public information plans and strategies?
a. Joint Information Base
b. Joint Information System
c. Joint Information Operation
d. Joint Information Center
b. Joint Information System (We hope weegy was able to help you today! Have a great one! :)Auto answered|Score .9705|plain_whyt|Points 3367|User:
Select the TRUE statement about the Incident Action Plan.
a. Covers the entire incident from start to finish.
b. Must be a written document that is distributed to all responders.
c. Establishes the overall incident objectives, strategies, and tactics.
d. Presents detailed cost accounting for all incident resources.
c. Establishes the overall incident objectives, strategies, and tactics.Auto answered|Score .9716|eikcid|Points 1344|User:
Select the TRUE statement:
a. Frequently jurisdictions and agencies self-dispatch resources in anticipation of a need at the incident scene.
b. Prior to requesting assistance through intrastate mutual aid, a State must first ask the Federal Government for resources.
c. In a complex incident within a State, an Area Commander would request resources directly from DHS and FEMA.
d. Typically requests for resources flow from the on-scene incident command through the local and State Emergency Operations Centers to the Federal Government.
the true statement is - b) prior to reuesting asstance through intrastste mutual aid, a stste must fix federal goverment for resources
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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. Incident Management Team
c. Command and Control Center
d. Incident Operations Network
A. Multiagency Coordination SystemAuto answered|Score .8667|rhyann24|Points 2455|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. Promoting compatibility between national-level standards for NIMS and those developed by other public, private, and professional groups.
c. Facilitating the establishment and maintenance of a documentation and database system related to qualification, certification, and credentialing of emergency management/response personnel and organizations.
d. Developing assessment criteria for the various components of NIMS, as well as compliance requirements and timelines.
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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The Joint Information System is:
a. The framework for organizing, integrating, and coordinating the delivery of public information.
b. A 24/7 multiagency watch center that provides Federal prevention, protection, and preparedness coordination.
c. The automated system used by the Situation Unit within the Planning Section to synthesize information and produce reports.
d. A set of guidelines and protocols for sharing sensitive and classified information during an incident response.
d. A set of guidelines and protocols for sharing sensitive and classified information during an incident response
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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. Emergency Operations Center
c. Joint Command Post
d. Strategic Operations Center
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Which of the following statements is FALSE?
a. NIMS is based on best practices collected from all levels of responders.
b. NIMS integrates best practices into a comprehensive, standardized framework.
c. NIMS is applicable across the full spectrum of potential incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity.
d. NIMS specifies how resources will be allocated among jurisdictions.
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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. Supervisory expertise.
c. Competence or proficiency.
d. Compensation amount.
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