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23. Who is the individual responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources? A. Incident Commander B. Agency Executive or Senior Official C. Emergency Operations Center Manager D. Operations Section Chief
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Incident Commander is the individual responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources.
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1. The Joint Information System is: A. The framework for organizing, integrating, and coordinating the delivery of public information. B. A set of guidelines and protocols for sharing sensitive and classified information during an incident response. C. The automated system used by the Situation Unit within the Planning Section to synthesize information and produce reports. D. A 24/7 multiagency watch center that provides Federal prevention, protection, and preparedness coordination.
Weegy: d. A set of guidelines and protocols for sharing sensitive and classified information during an incident response User: 2. 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. Be based on the most catastrophic scenario that could affect the community. C. Be repeated until performance is at an acceptable level. D. Have consequences for inadequate performance. User: 3. Interoperability: A. Primarily involves creating automated systems that allow for the sharing of sensitive incident information. B. Involves oversight by the Federal Communications Commission for assigning emergency frequencies. C. Requires nongovernmental and private-sector organizations to purchase standardized communication equipment. D. Is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together. 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 User: 4. The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that: A. Are singly focused on improving Federal homeland security agencies' response to catastrophic natural hazards and terrorist-related incidents. B. Mandate specific operational plans for local responders to use when managing a wide range of incidents. C. Provide the structure and mechanisms to ensure effective Federal support of State, tribal, and local related activities. D. Supersede the National Incident Management System's framework when Federal agency and departments are assisting in a response. Weegy: The National Response ... (More)
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Area Command has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations.
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The Joint Information System is: The framework for organizing, integrating, and coordinating the delivery of public information.

Added 61 days ago|7/28/2020 6:06:18 AM
Interoperability is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together.

Added 61 days ago|7/28/2020 6:16:37 AM
10. 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. Incident Command Post B. Strategic Operations Center C. Joint Command Post D. Emergency Operations Center
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: 9. Which organization has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations? A. Multiagency Command B. Joint Command C. Area Command D. United Command (More)
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Updated 7/27/2016 6:25:26 AM
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Area Command has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations.
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11. Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide: A. Strategies for restoring critical infrastructure that affects multiple sectors and jurisdictions across specified geographical areas. B. Lists of specialized codes for facilitating communication among responders representing different departments, agencies, and jurisdictions. C. Steps for ensuring the continuity of government at the local, tribal, and State levels following a catastrophic incident. D. Mechanisms to quickly ...
Weegy: Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide: D. Mechanisms to quickly obtain emergency assistance in the form of personnel, equipment, materials, and other associated services. User: 12. ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology. Common terminology: A. Is unique terminology that responders use when managing incidents. B. Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together. C. Applies exclusively to the naming of facilities used by the Command Staff. D. Encourages the use of radio codes to communicate efficiently at incident site. Weegy: ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology. Common terminology uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together. User: 13. In an Incident Command System organization, the term 'General Staff' refers to: A. Generalists who are assigned to support Section Chiefs with functions such as administrative matters and documentation of incident events. B. 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. C. Any combination of personnel resources assembled to support a specific mission or operational need with common communications and a designated leader. D. A person assigned by a cooperating agency or nongovernmental/private organization who has been delegated authority to make decisions affecting that agency's or organization's participation in incident management activities. 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. ] User: 14. The credentialing ... (More)
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Unified Command: Enables all agencies with responsibility to manage an incident together by establishing a common set of incident objectives and strategies.
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22. Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process: A. When incident activities shift from response to recovery. B. After being requested by the Emergency Operations Center. C. As soon as possible to facilitate accountability of the resources. D. Right before the first resources are ready to be released.
Weegy: Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process when: They begin the resource mobilization process. User: 22. Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process: A. When incident activities shift from response to recovery. B. After being requested by the Emergency Operations Center. C. As soon as possible to facilitate accountability of the resources. D. Right before the first resources are ready to be released. Weegy: Incident managers begin planning for the demobilization process when: They begin the resource mobilization process. User: 26. Select the TRUE statement about the Incident Action Plan. A. Covers the entire incident from start to finish. B. Presents detailed cost accounting for all incident resources. C. Establishes the overall incident objectives, strategies, and tactics. D. Must be a written document that is distributed to all responders. User: 25. 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. Inventorying and tracking all national resources and assets available for deployment in incidents managed using NIMS. B. Developing assessment criteria for the various components of NIMS, as well as compliance requirements and timelines. C. Facilitating the establishment and maintenance of a documentation and database system related to qualification, certification, and credentialing of emergency management/response personnel and organizations. D. Promoting compatibility between national-level standards for NIMS and those developed by other public, private, and professional groups. 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 ... (More)
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Updated 7/5/2019 8:34:52 AM
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Incident Commander is the individual responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources.
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9. Which organization has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations? A. Multiagency Command B. Joint Command C. Area Command D. United Command
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Updated 7/14/2016 4:25:21 AM
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Area Command has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations.
Added 7/14/2016 4:25:21 AM
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