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 .6|Controler|Points 3928|User:
Select the statement below that best describes one benefit of NIMSWeegy:
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 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Incident_Management_System
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Which organization has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations?Weegy:
Sir/Madam It is the "Area Command" has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations.Auto answered|Score 1|beboythewizkid|Points 2048|User:
The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority at the field level is referred to asWeegy:
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. [www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/Glossary.shtm
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To better serve their constituents, elected and appointed officials should do the following, EXCEPT FORWeegy:
What are the choices?Auto answered|Score .5246|OneRepublic|Points 665|User:
To better serve their constituents, elected and appointed officials should do the following, EXCEPT FOR:
A. Provide guidance to their jurisdictions, departments, and/or agencies, with clearly stated policies for NIMS implementation.
B. Assume the role of incident commander for all incidents and direct the on-scene technical operations from the Emergency Operations Center.
C. Help to establish relationships (including mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements) with other jurisdictions and, as appropriate, with nongovernmental organizations and the private sector.
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. Auto answered|Score .6615|edsbenoya1105|Points 0|User:
The credentialing process involves an objective evaluation and documentation of an individual's:
Current certification, license, or degree,
Training and experience, and
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. http://emilms.fema.gov/IS700aNEW/NIMS0104summary.htm Auto answered|Score 1User:
The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles thatWeegy:
Provide the structure and mechanisms to ensure effective Federal support of State, tribal, and local related activities.
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Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide:
A. Mechanisms to quickly obtain emergency assistance in the form of personnel, equipment, materials, and other associated services.
B. Lists of specialized codes for facilitating communication among responders representing different departments, agencies, and jurisdictions.
C. Strategies for restoring critical infrastructure that affects multiple sectors and jurisdictions across specified geographical areas.
D. Steps for ensuring the continuity of government at the local, tribal, and State levels following a catastrophic incident.
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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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. Promoting compatibility between national-level standards for NIMS and those developed by other public, private, and professional groups.
B. Developing assessment criteria for the various components of NIMS, as well as compliance requirements and timelines.
C. Inventorying and tracking all national resources and assets available for deployment in incidents managed using NIMS.
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.
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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Which position is responsible for the direct management of all incident-related tactical activities?
A. Logistics Section Chief
B. Planning Section Chief
C. Finance/Administration Section Chief
D. Operations Section ChiefWeegy:
Which position is responsible for the direct management of all incident-related tactical activities?
C. [ Operations Section Chief
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Which of the following statements is FALSE?
A. NIMS integrates best practices into a comprehensive, standardized framework.
B. NIMS specifies how resources will be allocated among jurisdictions.
C. NIMS is based on best practices collected from all levels of responders.
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 jurisdictionsAuto answered|Score .8909|shifa saleheen|Points 9950|User:
Select the TRUE statement:
A. Prior to requesting assistance through intrastate mutual aid, a State must first ask the Federal Government for resources.
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. Frequently jurisdictions and agencies self-dispatch resources in anticipation of a need at the incident scene.
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 resourcesAuto answered|Score .9635|lynard02|Points 130|User:
A basic premise of the NIMS and National Response Framework (NRF) is that:
A. Unity of effort and command results when responding jurisdictions and agencies are willing to relinquish their authorities.
B. Preparedness is inherently a government responsibility and does not require participation from nongovernmental organizations.
C. Incidents should be managed at the lowest jurisdictional level possible.
D. Effective response relies on the readiness of response partners to self-dispatch to an incident scene.Weegy:
A basic premise of the NIMS and National Response Framework (NRF) is that Incidents should be managed at the lowest jurisdictional level possible.http://quizlet.com/8874862/ics-700a-flash-cards/Auto answered|Score 1User:
ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology. Common terminology:
A. Encourages the use of radio codes to communicate efficiently at incident site.
B. Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together.
C. Is unique terminology that responders use when managing incidents.
D. Applies exclusively to the naming of facilities used by the Command Staff.
d. Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together.
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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. Incident Management Team
B. Incident Operations Network
C. Multiagency Coordination System
D. Command and Control CenterWeegy:
A. Multiagency Coordination System Auto answered|Score 1|rhyann24|Points 2455|User:
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. Have consequences for inadequate performance.
B. Be based on the most catastrophic scenario that could affect the community.
C. Contain a mechanism for incorporating corrective actions.
D. Be repeated until performance is at an acceptable level.
a. Contain a mechanism for incorporating corrective actions.Auto answered|Score 1|OxTornado007|Points 6659|User:
A. Is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together.
B. Involves oversight by the Federal Communications Commission for assigning emergency frequencies.
C. Primarily involves creating automated systems that allow for the sharing of sensitive incident information.
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.Auto answered|Score 1|jher000|Points 8021|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.
A. Emergency Operations Center
B. Strategic Operations Center
C. Incident Command Post
D. Joint Command PostWeegy:
this a emergency operation centerAuto answered|Score 1|atticus0016|Points 0|
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