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1 Module 13 Unified Command Module 13 Unified Command Origin of Unified Command Origin of Unified Command Description of Unified Command Description of Unified Command Advantages of using Unified Command Advantages of using Unified Command Applications Applications Primary features of Unified Command Primary features of Unified Command Guidelines for using Unified Command Guidelines for using Unified Command Unified Commander’s responsibilities Unified Commander’s responsibilities Origin of Unified Command Origin of Unified Command Description of Unified Command Description of Unified Command Advantages of using Unified Command Advantages of using Unified Command Applications Applications Primary features of Unified Command Primary features of Unified Command Guidelines for using Unified Command Guidelines for using Unified Command Unified Commander’s responsibilities Unified Commander’s responsibilities I400-SL Subjects covered in this module include:

2 Module 13 Objectives 1. Define Unified Command. 2. Define the advantages of Unified Command and define the kinds of situations which may call for a Unified Command organization. 3. Identify the primary features of a Unified Command organization. 1. Define Unified Command. 2. Define the advantages of Unified Command and define the kinds of situations which may call for a Unified Command organization. 3. Identify the primary features of a Unified Command organization I400-SL (1 of 2)

3 Module 13 Objectives (cont.) 4. Given a simulate situation, describe roles and reporting relationships under a Unified Command which involves agencies from within the same jurisdiction, and under Multijurisdiction conditions. 5. Describe areas of cost sharing which might apply under a Unified Command structure. 6. Given a simulated situation, describe an appropriate Unified Command organization. 4. Given a simulate situation, describe roles and reporting relationships under a Unified Command which involves agencies from within the same jurisdiction, and under Multijurisdiction conditions. 5. Describe areas of cost sharing which might apply under a Unified Command structure. 6. Given a simulated situation, describe an appropriate Unified Command organization I400-SL (2 of 2)

4 Incidents Involving Three Jurisdictions Create a Need for Unified Command I400-SL A B C

5 Incident Command A? B? C? Finance/ Administration LogisticsOperationsPlanning I400-SL

6 A B C A-ICS B-ICS C-ICS I400-SL

7 A B C A B C Unified Command I400-SL

8 ElementsElements Objectives Policy Organization Resources Operations UN Coalition Force Command Structure Coalition Service Elements Force Commander Jurisdictions Agencies Unified Command Structure Agency Personnel Equipment Operations Section Chief MilitaryJointOperationsMilitaryJointOperations ICS Unified Command Command I400-SL

9 One set of objectives One set of objectives Collective approach to strategies Collective approach to strategies Improved information flow and coordination Improved information flow and coordination Better understanding of objectives, priorities, limitations, and restrictions Better understanding of objectives, priorities, limitations, and restrictions No compromise of authority No compromise of authority Each agency’s plans, actions, and constraints are known Each agency’s plans, actions, and constraints are known Optimizes combined efforts of all agencies Optimizes combined efforts of all agencies Cost effective Cost effective One set of objectives One set of objectives Collective approach to strategies Collective approach to strategies Improved information flow and coordination Improved information flow and coordination Better understanding of objectives, priorities, limitations, and restrictions Better understanding of objectives, priorities, limitations, and restrictions No compromise of authority No compromise of authority Each agency’s plans, actions, and constraints are known Each agency’s plans, actions, and constraints are known Optimizes combined efforts of all agencies Optimizes combined efforts of all agencies Cost effective Cost effective I400-SL Advantages of using Unified Command

10 Unified Command Applications A C E B D Fire Law Medical A A B C Incidents that affect more than one political jurisdiction Incidents that affect more than one political jurisdiction Incidents involving multiple agencies within a jurisdiction Incidents involving multiple agencies within a jurisdiction Incidents that impact on multiple geographic and functional agencies Incidents that impact on multiple geographic and functional agencies I400-SL

11 MultijurisdictionMultijurisdiction Unified Management Structure Command Staff Operations Section Planning Section Logistics Section Finance/ Administration Section Jurisdiction A Jurisdiction A Jurisdiction A Unified Objectives I400-SL

12 MultidepartmentMultidepartment Unified Management Team Command Staff Operations Section Planning Section Logistics Section Finance/ Administration Section Sheriff’s Department Fire Department Med/Coroner Department Unified Objectives I400-SL

13 Unified Incident Command Law Branch 1 Sheriff’s Department Fire Department Med/Coroner Department Operations Section Chief (Law) Deputy (Fire) Deputy (Health) Staging Areas Air Operations Fire Branch 2 Med. Branch 3 Divisions Resources (Single/Teams/Task Forces) I400-SL

14 Practical Practical Cost effective Cost effective Improves incident management Improves incident management Practical Practical Cost effective Cost effective Improves incident management Improves incident management I400-SL ICS Unified Command

15 Single integrated incident organization Collocated facilities Integrated planning process - action plan Shared planning, logistical, finance functions Coordinated resource ordering Single integrated incident organization Collocated facilities Integrated planning process - action plan Shared planning, logistical, finance functions Coordinated resource ordering I400-SL Unified Command Features

16 The location of the incident, which often determines the jurisdictions that must be involved. The location of the incident, which often determines the jurisdictions that must be involved. The kind of incident, which dictates the functional agencies of the involved jurisdiction(s). The kind of incident, which dictates the functional agencies of the involved jurisdiction(s). The location of the incident, which often determines the jurisdictions that must be involved. The location of the incident, which often determines the jurisdictions that must be involved. The kind of incident, which dictates the functional agencies of the involved jurisdiction(s). The kind of incident, which dictates the functional agencies of the involved jurisdiction(s). Participants in a Unified Command Organization Depends on: I400-SL

17 State jurisdictional/agency priorities and objectives State jurisdictional/agency priorities and objectives Present jurisdictional limitations, concerns, restrictions Present jurisdictional limitations, concerns, restrictions Develop a collective set of incident objectives Develop a collective set of incident objectives Establish and agree on acceptable priorities Establish and agree on acceptable priorities Adopt an overall strategy or strategies Adopt an overall strategy or strategies Agree on the basic organization structure Agree on the basic organization structure State jurisdictional/agency priorities and objectives State jurisdictional/agency priorities and objectives Present jurisdictional limitations, concerns, restrictions Present jurisdictional limitations, concerns, restrictions Develop a collective set of incident objectives Develop a collective set of incident objectives Establish and agree on acceptable priorities Establish and agree on acceptable priorities Adopt an overall strategy or strategies Adopt an overall strategy or strategies Agree on the basic organization structure Agree on the basic organization structure Purposes of the Command Meeting I400-SL(1 of 2)

18 Purposes of the Command Meeting (cont.) Designate an acceptable Operations Section Chief Designate an acceptable Operations Section Chief Agree on planning, logistical, and finance procedures Agree on planning, logistical, and finance procedures Agree on the resource ordering process Agree on the resource ordering process Agree on cost-sharing procedures Agree on cost-sharing procedures Agree on informational matters Agree on informational matters Designate one agency official as a Unified Command spokesperson Designate one agency official as a Unified Command spokesperson Designate an acceptable Operations Section Chief Designate an acceptable Operations Section Chief Agree on planning, logistical, and finance procedures Agree on planning, logistical, and finance procedures Agree on the resource ordering process Agree on the resource ordering process Agree on cost-sharing procedures Agree on cost-sharing procedures Agree on informational matters Agree on informational matters Designate one agency official as a Unified Command spokesperson Designate one agency official as a Unified Command spokesperson I400-SL(2 of 2)

19 Command Meeting Requirements The Command meeting should include only agency Incident Commanders. The Command meeting should include only agency Incident Commanders. The meeting should be brief, and important points should be documented The meeting should be brief, and important points should be documented Prior to the meeting, the responsible officials should review the purposes and agenda items, and be prepared to discuss them. Prior to the meeting, the responsible officials should review the purposes and agenda items, and be prepared to discuss them. The Command meeting should include only agency Incident Commanders. The Command meeting should include only agency Incident Commanders. The meeting should be brief, and important points should be documented The meeting should be brief, and important points should be documented Prior to the meeting, the responsible officials should review the purposes and agenda items, and be prepared to discuss them. Prior to the meeting, the responsible officials should review the purposes and agenda items, and be prepared to discuss them I400-SL

20 Incident Action Planning Meetings will use Command Meeting Results to: Decide on tactical operations for the next operational period. Decide on tactical operations for the next operational period. Establish resource requirements and determine resource availability and sources. Establish resource requirements and determine resource availability and sources. Make resource assignments. Make resource assignments. Establish the unified Operations Section organization. Establish the unified Operations Section organization. Establish combined planning, logistics, and finance operations as needed. Establish combined planning, logistics, and finance operations as needed. Decide on tactical operations for the next operational period. Decide on tactical operations for the next operational period. Establish resource requirements and determine resource availability and sources. Establish resource requirements and determine resource availability and sources. Make resource assignments. Make resource assignments. Establish the unified Operations Section organization. Establish the unified Operations Section organization. Establish combined planning, logistics, and finance operations as needed. Establish combined planning, logistics, and finance operations as needed I400-SL

21 Use of Deputies Under Unified Command Unified Command Operations Planning Logistics A B C A BA Finance A Deputy - BDeputy - A,C Deputy - B I400-SL

22 Guidelines for Using Unified Command Understand ICS Unified Command Collocate essential functions Start early to use U.C. Agree on Operations Section Chief Designate a spokesperson if necessary Train often as a team Understand ICS Unified Command Collocate essential functions Start early to use U.C. Agree on Operations Section Chief Designate a spokesperson if necessary Train often as a team I400-SL

23 Be clear on agency policy & limitations Have proper authorization Manage effectively Work as a team!!! Be clear on agency policy & limitations Have proper authorization Manage effectively Work as a team!!! Unified Commander’s Responsibilities I400-SL

24 Managing in Unified Command Means: Working closely and together with other IC’s. Working closely and together with other IC’s. Providing sufficient, qualified staff/resources. Providing sufficient, qualified staff/resources. Anticipating and resolving problems. Anticipating and resolving problems. Delegating authority as needed. Delegating authority as needed. Inspecting and evaluating performance. Inspecting and evaluating performance. Communicating with own agency on properties, plans, problems, and progress. Communicating with own agency on properties, plans, problems, and progress. Working closely and together with other IC’s. Working closely and together with other IC’s. Providing sufficient, qualified staff/resources. Providing sufficient, qualified staff/resources. Anticipating and resolving problems. Anticipating and resolving problems. Delegating authority as needed. Delegating authority as needed. Inspecting and evaluating performance. Inspecting and evaluating performance. Communicating with own agency on properties, plans, problems, and progress. Communicating with own agency on properties, plans, problems, and progress I400-SL

25 Levels of Coordination Required in Unified Command With other members of the Unified Command With other members of the Unified Command With higher authorities, agency administrators With higher authorities, agency administrators With other members of the Unified Command With other members of the Unified Command With higher authorities, agency administrators With higher authorities, agency administrators I400-SL


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