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8. Unified Command:
Unified Command is an authority structure in which the role of incident commander is shared by two or more individuals, each already having authority in a different responding agency. Unified command is one way to carry out command in which responding agencies and/or jurisdictions with responsibility for the incident share incident management.
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Unified Command is an authority structure in which the role of incident commander is shared by two or more individuals, each already having authority in a different responding agency. Unified command is one way to carry out command in which responding agencies and/or jurisdictions with responsibility for the incident share incident management.
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18. 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. User: 19. 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: 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. User: 20. 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: 21. The Public Information Officer: (More)
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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).

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