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Interoperability: 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.
Interoperability : Interoperability is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together.
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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: A. Command B. Leadership C. Coordination D. Direction

User: Interoperability: 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: Interoperability : Interoperability is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together.
b.mpineda|Points 30|

User: 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: C. NIMS is based on best practices collected from all levels of responders: a statement that is false.
cutyglyde|Points 431|

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. 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.

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. ]
emdjay23|Points 2712|

User: Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) requires all Federal departments and agencies to: A. Make adoption of NIMS by State, tribal, and local organizations a condition for Federal preparedness assistance (through grants, contracts, and other activities). B. Implement NIMS as the doctrine for how best to organize and manage all routine, day-to-day department/agency operations. C. Establish a panel that will evaluate activities at the State, tribal, and local levels to ensure compliance with NIMS. D. Create NIMS strike teams that can manage incident operations if a local government fails to comply with NIMS.

Weegy: Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 requires all Federal departments to A. Implement NIMS as the doctrine for how best to organize and manage all routine, day-to-day department/agency operations
MrG|Points 4853|

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.' A. Incident Management Team B. Incident Operations Network C. Multiagency Coordination System D. Command and Control Center

Weegy: A. Multiagency Coordination System
rhyann24|Points 2455|

User: The Joint Information System is: A. A 24/7 multiagency watch center that provides Federal prevention, protection, and preparedness coordination. B. A set of guidelines and protocols for sharing sensitive and classified information during an incident response. C. The framework for organizing, integrating, and coordinating the delivery of public information. D. The automated system used by the Situation Unit within the Planning Section to synthesize information and produce reports.

Weegy: The Joint Information System is: A. The framework for organizing, integrating, and coordinating the delivery of public information.
andrewpallarca|Points 27225|

User: The credentialing process involves an objective evaluation and documentation of an individual's: •Current certification, license, or degree, •Training and experience, and •________________________________. A. Supervisory expertise. B. Compensation amount. C. Security clearance level. D. Competence or proficiency.

Weegy: a. Security clearance level.
Taxijay|Points 281|

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 Post

Weegy: A. Emergency Operations Center is the physical location at which the coordination of information and resources to support incident management (on-scene operations) activities normally takes place.




User: The Public Information Officer: A. Interfaces with the public and media and/or with other agencies regarding incident-related information requirements. B. Controls messaging and limits the independence of other organizations participating in the incident. C. Directs the Joint Information Center operation with the Emergency Operations Center. D. Serves as a press secretary for the Agency Executive or Senior Official during the incident.

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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.

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The Public Information Officer - - interfaces with the public and media and/or with other agencies regarding incident-related information requirements.

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