9780763781873

National Incident Management System: Principles and Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763781873

  • ISBN10:

    0763781878

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-12-20
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Summary

Completely updated to reflect the changes in the December 2008 release of the National Incident Management System. Developed and implemented by the United States Department of Homeland Security, the National Incident Management System (NIMS) outlines a comprehensive national approach to emergency management. It enables federal, state, and local government entities along with private sector organizations to respond to emergency incidents together in order reduce the loss of life and property and environmental harm. National Incident Management System: Principles and Practice, Second Edition translates the goals of the NIMS doctrine from theory into application, and provides straight-forward guidance on how to understand and implement NIMS within any private, emergency response, or governmental organization. The Second Edition features: Up-to-date coverage of the most current NIMS guidelinesProgressive rural- and urban-based case studies, including completed ICS forms, help readers understand their roles within the various components of NIMS Helpful tables and graphics to simplify complex subject matter and reinforce important NIMS conceptsNational Incident Management System: Principles and Practice is ideal for:• Fire, rescue, EMS, and law enforcement personnel• Federal, state, tribal, and local governmental employees• Health care professionals and hospital workers• Any employee working for a private company that may be directly involved in response operations

Table of Contents

Section1 Understanding the National Incident Management System
Chapter1 Introduction to the National Incident Management System
Chapter2 Integration of the Incident Command System
Chapter3 Command
Chapter4 Operations
Chapter5 Planning
Chapter6 Logistics
Chapter7 Finance/Administration
Chapter8 Information and Intelligence Function
Chapter9 Multiagency Coordination Systems
Chapter10 Public Information
Chapter11 Preparedness
Chapter12 Communications and Information Management
Chapter13 Resource Management
Chapter14 Supporting Technologies
Section2 Utilizing the National Incident Management System
Chapter15 National Response Framework
Chapter16 Implementation of the NIMS
Chapter17 Putting It All Together: NIMS Evaluation and Maintenance

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