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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:
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. ]
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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: 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 of the following statements is FALSE? A. NIMS integrates best practices into a comprehensive, standardized framework. B. NIMS is based on best practices collected from all levels of responders. C. NIMS specifies how resources will be allocated among jurisdictions. 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 441|

User: 5. 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. Security clearance level. C. Compensation amount. D. Competence or proficiency.

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: 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 4143|

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. Frequently jurisdictions and agencies self-dispatch resources in anticipation of a need at the incident scene. C. Typically requests for resources flow from the on-scene incident command through the local and State Emergency Operations Centers to the Federal Government. D. In a complex incident within a State, an Area Commander would request resources directly from DHS and FEMA.

Weegy: A. Typically requests for resources flow from the on-scene incident command through the local and State Emergency Operations Centers to the Federal Government.
bel007|Points 105|

User: The Joint Information System is:

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. ]
yumdrea|Points 3262|

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. Have consequences for inadequate performance. B. Contain a mechanism for incorporating corrective actions. C. Be based on the most catastrophic scenario that could affect the community. D. Be repeated until performance is at an acceptable level.

Weegy: 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: B. [ Contain a mechanism for incorporating corrective actions. ]
andrewpallarca|Points 28115|

User: The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that:

Weegy: Provide the structure and mechanisms to ensure effective Federal support of State, tribal, and local related activities.
sipichapie|Points 4990|

User: Select the TRUE statement about the Incident Action Plan.

User: Select the TRUE statement about the Incident Action Plan. A. Must be a written document that is distributed to all responders. B. Covers the entire incident from start to finish. C. Presents detailed cost accounting for all incident resources. D. Establishes the overall incident objectives, strategies, and tactics

Weegy: Must be a written document that is distributed to all responders.
armarcus|Points 442|

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.
migzptz|Points 7632|

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. Help to establish relationships (including mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements) with other jurisdictions and, as appropriate, with nongovernmental organizations and the private sector. C. Assume the role of incident commander for all incidents and direct the on-scene technical operations from the Emergency Operations Center. 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. [ Click the link for more details: ]
jeo007|Points 201|

User: Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide:

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

Weegy: The Public Information Officer: C. interfaces with the public and media and/or with other agencies regarding incident-related information requirements.
debnjerry|Points 53373|

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. ]
alfred123|Points 4954|

User: Select the statement below that best describes one benefit of NIMS.

User: Select the statement below that best describes one benefit of NIMS. A. Funding for additional staff and other resources to address operations that are not NIMS compliant. B. Establishment of standardized organizational structures that improve integration among jurisdictions and disciplines. C. Development of comprehensive strategies for addressing the management of international events. D. Creation of a comprehensive tactical plan for operational incident management that can be used for every incident.

Weegy: The statement that best describes one benefit of NIMS is: B. Establishment of standardized organizational structures that improve integration among jurisdictions and disciplines.
andrewpallarca|Points 28115|

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: . 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 3171|

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: . A basic premise of the NIMS and National Response Framework (NRF) is that:

Weegy: A basic premise of the NIMS and National Response Framework (NRF) is that: Incidents should be managed at the lowest jurisdictional level possible.




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.



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. ]
Controler|Points 3928|

User: Unified Command:

Weegy: Unified Command enables agencies with different legal, geographic, and functional responsibilities to coordinate, plan, and interact effectively.
Expert answered|andrewpallarca|Points 28115|



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