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Q: The Public Information Officer
A: Public Information Officers (PIOs) are the communications coordinators or spokespersons of certain governmental organizations (i.e. city, county, school district, state government and police/fire departments). [ They differ from public relations departments of private organizations in that marketing plays a more limited role. The primary responsibility of a PIO is to provide information to the
media and public as required by law and according to the standards of their profession. Many PIOs are former journalists, bringing unique and relevant experience to the position. During crises and emergencies, PIOs are often identified by wearing helmets or vests with the letters "PIO" on them. ]
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User: The Public Information Officer

Weegy: Public Information Officers (PIOs) are the communications coordinators or spokespersons of certain governmental organizations (i.e. city, county, school district, state government and police/fire departments). [ They differ from public relations departments of private organizations in that marketing plays a more limited role. The primary responsibility of a PIO is to provide information to the media and public as required by law and according to the standards of their profession. Many PIOs are former journalists, bringing unique and relevant experience to the position. During crises and emergencies, PIOs are often identified by wearing helmets or vests with the letters "PIO" on them. ]
akoine|Points 2078|

User: ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology. Common terminology

Weegy: Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together.
colossus09|Points 112|

User: ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology. Common terminology

Weegy: Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together.
colossus09|Points 112|

User: ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology. Common terminology

Weegy: Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together.
colossus09|Points 112|

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

Weegy: In an Incident Command System organization, the term 'General Staff' refers to: 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. ]
alfred123|Points 2308|

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: true or false: In a complex incident within a State, an Area Commander would request resources directly from DHS and FEMA

User: Interoperability

Weegy: Interoperability is the ability of diverse systems and organizations to work together.
XxXAnTiXxX|Points 10|

User: 7. The credentialing process involves an objective evaluation and documentation of an individual's:

Weegy: 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.



User: Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) requires all Federal departments and agencies to

Weegy: Make adoption of NIMS by State, Tribal and local organizations, a condition for Federal preparedness assistance, through grants, contracts, and other activities.
sharpies|Points 8877|

User: Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process

Weegy: Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process As soon as possible to facilitate accountability of the resources
smp0784|Points 4048|

User: To better serve their constituents, elected and appointed officials should do the following, EXCEPT FOR

Weegy: What are the choices?
OneRepublic|Points 665|

User: Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide

User: Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide: A. Steps for ensuring the continuity of government at the local, tribal, and State levels following a catastrophic incident. B. Strategies for restoring critical infrastructure that affects multiple sectors and jurisdictions across specified geographical areas. C. Lists of specialized codes for facilitating communication among responders representing different departments, agencies, and jurisdictions. D. Mechanisms to quickly obtain emergency assistance in the form of personnel, equipment, materials, and other associated services.

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.
debnjerry|Points 49037|

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:

Weegy: 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.
debnjerry|Points 49037|

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.'

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.'

User: Unified Command

Weegy: Unified Command (UC) is an important element in multi-jurisdictional or multi-agency domestic incident management. It provides guidelines to enable agencies.
Expert answered|Ems67|Points 20|

User: Unified Command

Weegy: Chinese Unified Examination (Malaysia) : The Senior Middle Three Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) is offered through the Malaysian Independent Chinese Secondary Schools. The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from students [ [ who have completed the Unified Examination Certificate program. To be admitted to the University, you must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement by satisfactory performance in one of the English subjects detailed in the table below; achieve a sufficient number of points to be offered a place; and satisfy any prerequisite subject requirements for your chosen course and major. ............... ] ]
Expert answered|Ems67|Points 20|

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.

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