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Q: Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process:
A: As soon as possible to facilitate accountability of the resources. They begin the resource mobilization process.
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User: ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology. Common terminology

User: Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process:

Weegy: As soon as possible to facilitate accountability of the resources. They begin the resource mobilization process.
lynard02|Points 130|

User: The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority at the field level is referred to as:

User: 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 1899|

User: Unified Command:

Weegy: nified Command (UC) is an important element in multi-jurisdictional or multi-agency domestic incident management. [ It provides guidelines to enable agencies with different legal, geographic, and functional responsibilities to coordinate, plan, and interact effectively. ]
migzptz|Points 5913|

User: In an Incident Command System organization, the term “General Staff” refers to:

User: 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.
beboythewizkid|Points 2048|

User: The Public Information Officer:

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.
jeffrey19phil|Points 770|

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

User: The National Response Framework is:

Weegy: The National Response Framework presents the guiding principles that enable all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to disasters and emergencies - from the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe. [ The Framework establishes a comprehensive, national, all-hazards approach to domestic incident response. .................... ]
sujaysen|Points 1994|

User: A basic premise of the National Response Framework is that: a. Incidents should be managed at the lowest jurisdictional level possible. b. Unity of effort results when responding agencies are willing to relinquish their authorities. c. Readiness to act encourages response partners to self-dispatch to an incident scene. d. Response partners use nonstandard structures to allow for flexible and scalable responses.

Weegy: c. Readiness to act encourages response partners to self-dispatch to an incident scene.
icyan29|Points 787|

User: Who is the principal Federal official for domestic incident management? a. Senior Federal Law Enforcement Official b. Federal Coordinating Officer c. FEMA Administrator d. Secretary of Homeland Security

Weegy: d.
bad_debts|Points 626|

User: Select the FALSE statement from below: a. When assistance is coordinated by a Federal agency with primary jurisdiction, the Department of Homeland Security may activate Framework mechanisms to support the response without assuming overall leadership for the incident. b. The Framework promotes partnerships with nongovernmental and voluntary organizations which provide specialized services that help individuals with special needs. c. The Framework mandates that the private-sector entities responsible for critical infrastructure and key resources develop and exercise contingency plans. d. The Framework is focused on incidents of all types, including acts of terrorism, major disasters, and other emergencies.

Weegy: d
bad_debts|Points 626|

User: If an incident grows beyond the capability of a local jurisdiction, then: a. The National Guard is activated to assume command of the incident scene and manage response operations. b. The State activates its emergency plan, provides needed resources, and requests assistance from other States using existing mutual aid agreements. c. The local jurisdiction applies for Federal assistance under the Stafford Act and other Federal authorities. d. The Federal Government activates the National Response Framework to prepare to respond as needed.

Weegy: b
bad_debts|Points 626|

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. Have consequences for inadequate performance. c. Be repeated until performance is at an acceptable level. d. Be based on the most catastrophic scenario that could affect the community.

Weegy: a. Contain a mechanism for incorporating corrective actions.
OxTornado007|Points 4558|

User: The National Incident Management System (NIMS): a. Creates a comprehensive framework to protect critical infrastructure and key resources through developing partnerships with the private sector. b. Provides a proactive approach to ensuring that responders from across the country are organized, trained, and equipped in a manner that allows them to work together seamlessly. c. Establishes standardized methodology and terminology used for exercise design, development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning. d. Ensures consistent reporting methods across departments, agencies, and operations centers at the Federal, State, local, and private-sector levels.

Weegy: c
selymi|Points 8232|

User: Select the false statement from the following: Make sure your emergency plans: a. Leave leadership roles and responsibilities undefined so the plan is more flexible. b. Are developed using hazard identification and risk assessment methodologies. c. Are integrated, operational, and incorporate key private-sector and nongovernmental elements. d. Include provisions for all persons, including special needs populations and those with household pets.

Weegy: The following is a false statement: A. Leave leadership roles and responsibilities undefined so the plan is more flexible.
johnlennons|Points 794|

User: Planning across the full range of homeland security operations is: a. An inherent responsibility of every level of government. b. Primarily conducted by Federal agencies with homeland security missions. c. Required in order to receive assistance under the Stafford Act. d. Focused primarily on the protection of the Nation’s critical infrastructure.

Weegy: b
bad_debts|Points 626|

User: When developing protocols that promote situational awareness, priority should be given to: Providing the right information at the right time. Improving and integrating national reporting. Linking operations centers and tapping subject-matter experts. _______________________________________________. a. Standardizing reports. b. Acquiring cutting-edge technology. c. Limiting access to information sources. d. Using advanced statistical methods.

Weegy: d.
aposton|Points 712|

User: Which Incident Command System element provides a command structure to enable agencies with different legal, jurisdictional, and functional responsibilities to coordinate, plan, and interact effectively on scene while maintaining their own authority, responsibility, and accountability?

Weegy: c
bad_debts|Points 626|

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.

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 2073|

User: Whose duties include operation of the National Response Coordination Center, the effective support of all Emergency Support Functions, and, more generally, preparation for, protection against, response to, and recovery from all-hazards incidents?

User: Whose duties include operation of the National Response Coordination Center, the effective support of all Emergency Support Functions, and, more generally, preparation for, protection against, response to, and recovery from all-hazards incidents? a. The President b. Secretary of Homeland Security c. DHS Director of Operations Coordination d. FEMA Administrator

User: The State Coordinating Officer is: a. Assigned by the FEMA Regional Administrator to expedite the delivery of needed services to a State. b. Appointed by the Governor to coordinate State disaster assistance efforts with those of the Federal Government. c. Deployed through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact to coordinate State-to-State mutual aid and assistance. d. Selected by the chief elected officials in impacted jurisdictions to interface with the State officials during the incident response.

Weegy: The State Coordinating Officer is B: Appointed by the Governor to coordinate State disaster assistance efforts with those of the Federal Government.
migzptz|Points 5913|

User: Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process when: a. Incident activities shift from response to recovery. b. The first resources are ready to be released. c. They begin the resource mobilization process. d. Requested by the emergency operations center.

User: As a member of the Unified Coordination Group, the Principal Federal Official (PFO): a. Promotes collaboration and works to resolve any Federal interagency conflict that may arise. b. Directs the incident command structure established at the incident. c. Has responsibility for administering Stafford Act authorities. d. Has directive authority over the senior Federal officials who are responding to the incident.

Weegy: b. Directs the incident command structure established at the incident.
rhyann24|Points 2455|

User: Which organization serves as FEMA’s primary operations management center, as well as the focal point for national resource coordination? a. Strategic Information and Operations Center b. National Response Coordination Center c. Federal Operations Center d. Disaster Response Center

User: Operating under the direction of the FEMA Regional Administrator, Regional Response Coordination Centers (RRCCs) coordinate Federal regional response until: a. The Principal Federal Official (PFO) is designated. b. The National Operations Center (NOC) assumes coordination. c. Incident response and demobilization are completed. d. The Joint Field Office (JFO) is established.

User: Select the FALSE statement below about the Incident Command System (ICS). a. ICS could be used to manage a large sporting event or a visit from a foreign dignitary. b. ICS is a standardized, all-hazards incident management approach that is used throughout the lifecycle of an incident. c. ICS is primarily a standardized organizational structure (chart) that is used in an identical fashion for every incident. d. ICS has been used to manage both emergency and nonemergency situations by both government and private–sector organizations.

Weegy: a. ICS could be used to manage a large sporting event or a visit from a foreign dignitary.
latefisher|Points 1765|

User: The Incident Command System (ICS) is defined as: a. A guide for Federal agencies to follow when directing responses at the State, tribal, and local levels. b. A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards by all levels of government. c. A command and control organizational structure used by the military to support responses to domestic incidents. d. An organizational approach used primarily to respond to complex incidents such as wildland fires.

Weegy: b. A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards by all levels of government.
lawl111862|Points 10|

User: Historically, the reason for most incident responses failures is due to: a. Insufficient resources. b. Poor management. c. Lack of volunteers. d. Fraudulent activity.

Weegy: The answer is A
VWTardis|Points 25|

User: After-action reports from ineffective incident responses find that response problems are far more likely to result from: a. Inadequate management. b. Lack of needed resources. c. Failure to develop an Emergency Operations Plan. d. Reluctance of neighboring communities to provide assistance.

Weegy: Response problems are more likely to occur because of C. failure to develop an emergency operation plan.
sharpies|Points 7681|

User: TRUE OR FALSE: One problem that the Incident Command System (ICS) helps to address is lack of accountability, including unclear chains of command and supervision. a. True b. False

Weegy: TRUE.
batotoy|Points 1475|

User: The Incident Command System (ICS) does all of the following, EXCEPT: a. Meets the needs of incidents of any kind or size. b. Avoids duplication of efforts and oversees efficient use of resources. c. Allows personnel from a variety of agencies to meld into a common management structure. d. Requires that a minimum number of personnel be deployed to perform administrative functions.

Weegy: d
selymi|Points 8232|

User: TRUE OR FALSE: When a variety of agencies are involved in a response, the Incident Command System is superseded by the National Response Framework. a. True b. False

Weegy: Yes, the Incident Control System is superseded by the National Response Framework when a variety of agencies are involved in a response.
JohnC|Points 200|

User: All of the following are true, EXCEPT: a. NIMS was called for in Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) in February of 2003. b. NIMS is a core set of concepts, principles, and terminology for incident command and multiagency coordination. c. NIMS is a consistent, nationwide approach for all levels of government to work effectively and efficiently together. d. NIMS requires that the Incident Command System (ICS) be activated as a last resort during domestic incidents.

Weegy: Answer is d) NIMS requires that the Incident Command System (ICS) be activated as a last resort during ...
samn|Points 1679|

User: Homeland Security Directive 5 (HSPD-5) requires Federal departments and agencies to: a. Test and credential response personnel to ensure they have acquired the competencies needed to implement the Incident Command System. b. Make adoption of NIMS by State, tribal, and local organizations a condition for Federal preparedness assistance (through grants, contracts, and other activities). c. Establish standardized organizational structures for communities to use in response to natural, technological, and manmade incidents. d. Establish metrics that will measure whether communities are using the proper amounts of resources when responding to incidents.

Weegy: HSPD-5 requires all Federal Departments and agencies to: b. Make adoption of NIMS by State, tribal, and local organizations a condition for Federal Preparedness.
josh_josue|Points 265|

User: When communicating, ICS requires the use of: a. Plain English. b. Agency-specific codes. c. Radio codes. d. Technical language.

User: When communicating, ICS requires that responders DO NOT use: a. Plain English. b. Clear text. c. Agency or radio codes. d. Common terminology.

Weegy: agency or radio codes
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa|Points 3996|

User: ICS facilitates the ability to communicate by using: a. ICS-specific codes. b. Acronyms. c. Common terminology. d. NIMS lexicon.

Weegy: The answer is: c: Common terminology.
Koolsum|Points 1298|

User: Transfer of command is defined as the process of: a. Abiding by institutional policies and guidelines and any applicable rules and regulations. b. Blending Incident Commanders from multiple responding agencies into an integrated, unified team. c. Abdicating jurisdictional responsibility for resources provided to another jurisdiction. d. Moving the responsibility for incident command from one Incident Commander to another.

Weegy: The answer is D
VWTardis|Points 25|

User: Transfer of command may take place for all of the following reasons, EXCEPT: a. A jurisdiction or agency is legally required to take command. b. The incident changes in complexity. c. A more senior but less qualified person arrives on scene. d. The current Incident Commander needs to rest.

User: Transfer of command may take place for all of the following reasons, EXCEPT: a. A jurisdiction or agency is legally required to take command. b. The incident changes in complexity. c. A more senior but less qualified person arrives on scene. d. The current Incident Commander needs to rest.

User: When implemented properly, Unified Command: a. Requires the establishment of separate Operations Sections comprised of responders from each jurisdiction or agency. b. Involves the development of multiple Incident Action Plans under the direction of each Incident Commander. c. Enables agencies with different legal, geographic, and functional responsibilities to coordinate, plan, and interact effectively. d. Is managed away from the incident scene at an Emergency Operations Center or other facility.

Weegy: When implemented properly, Unified Command: c. Enables agencies with different legal, geographic, and functional responsibilities to coordinate, plan, and interact effectively.
ramkitten|Points 7315|

User: Select the TRUE statement below. a. Under Unified Command, each jurisdiction or agency establishes its own incident objectives and Incident Action Plans. b. Under Unified Command, the most senior Incident Commander has seniority over the other Incident Commanders. c. Multiple Operations Section Chiefs may be assigned, with each representing his or her jurisdiction or agency. d. The Incident Commanders within the Unified Command make joint decisions and speak as one voice.

Weegy: true
selymi|Points 8232|

User: Select the TRUE statement below. a. Under Unified Command, each jurisdiction or agency establishes its own incident objectives and Incident Action Plans. b. Under Unified Command, the most senior Incident Commander has seniority over the other Incident Commanders. c. Multiple Operations Section Chiefs may be assigned, with each representing his or her jurisdiction or agency. d. The Incident Commanders within the Unified Command make joint decisions and speak as one voice.







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