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Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) requires all Federal departments and agencies to:
Make adoption of NIMS by State, Tribal and local organizations, a condition for Federal preparedness assistance, through grants, contracts, and other activities.
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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.
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User: Which organization has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations?

Weegy: Area Command. Area Command has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations.
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User: Which entity provides a structure for developing and delivering incident-related coordinated messages by developing, recommending, and executing public information plans and strategies?

Weegy: 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. ]
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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 2278|

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. ]
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User: Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide:

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:

Weegy: 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: Inventorying and tracking all national resources and assets available for deployment in incidents managed using NIMS. ]
Gamri|Points 120|

User: Interoperability:

Weegy: Interoperability is the ability of making systems and organizations to work together (inter-operate). [ While the term was initially defined for information technology or systems engineering services to allow for information exchange, a more broad definition takes into account social, political, and organizational factors that impact system to system performance. Source: ]
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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.
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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: 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
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User: Unified Command:

Weegy: Unified Command - - Enables all agencies with responsibility to manage an incident together by establishing a common set of incident objectives and strategies.
Expert answered|yumdrea|Points 3230|



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