Presentation on theme: "National Incident Management System Compliance Al Fluman, Acting Director Incident Management Systems Division (IMSD), National Integration Center."— Presentation transcript:
National Incident Management System Compliance Al Fluman, Acting Director Incident Management Systems Division (IMSD), National Integration Center
State/Local NIMS Implementation Fiscal YearState and Local Implementation RequirementsCertification Process FY 2005States and territories must meet minimum FY 05 NIMS implementation requirements; Tribal and local governments encouraged to start implementing the NIMS Self Certification: the state, taken as a whole, has met the minimum FY 2005 requirements. State certification is required to receive FY 2006 preparedness funds. FY 2006States, territories, tribes and local governments must meet the FY 06 NIMS implementation requirements Self Certification: the State (including its tribal and local jurisdictions) has met the minimum FY 2006 requirements. State certification is required to receive FY 2007 preparedness funds. FY 2007 and out-years NIMS compliance is required for all federal preparedness funds. States, territories, tribes and local governments continue to implement the NIMS and meet any additional requirements as identified by the NIMS Integration Center to ensure the continued success of the NIMS. State certification of ongoing NIMS compliance requirements based on established criteria and metrics and DHS monitoring. NIMS compliance continues to be required to receive federal preparedness funds.
Where is the success in NIMS compliance (generally)? Successes: All 56 State and Territories governments receiving Federal Preparedness Assistance have self certified for FY 2005 and FY 2006 FYs 2005-2006: Signed Self-certification Letter Required of States List initial measures reached Detail “Good faith” efforts underway All 56 States and Territories submitted letter Promotion of intrastate mutual aid agreements Completing the NIMS Awareness Training Courses
Where are the problem areas in compliance, what are the Shortfalls (generally) FYs 2005-2006: No single source for reporting on NIMS implementation FYs 2005-2006: NIMS implementation not effectively written into State EOP’s FYs 2005-2006: NIMCAST Reporting Voluntary; not all states and local governments established accounts Inconsistency in approach to assessment
State and Local Government NIMS Compliance Going Forward—Beyond FY2007 FY2007 NIMS implementation required actions included metrics; With the completion of the FY 2007 Actions, State, territorial, tribal and local jurisdictions will have the foundational support for future NIMS implementation and compliance Future refinement of the NIMS will evolve as policy and technical issues are further developed and clarified Additional requirements issued by the NIMS Integration Center will constitute NIMS compliance in FY 2008 and beyond Effective and consistent implementation of the NIMS nationwide will result in a strengthened national capability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from any type of incident.
NIMS Compliance Metrics Tiers Tier 1 Metrics: Required for FY 2007 NIMS Compliance Jurisdictions must record affirmative answers Mechanism to measure performance Establish targets for FY 2008 FY 2008: DHS G&T validates responses for Tier 1 metrics Tier 2 Metrics: These questions monitor ongoing (FYs 2006-2007) NIMS implementation activities, Jurisdictions are not required to record an affirmative answer to achieve FY 2007 Compliance Answers to these questions must be submitted Inform the NIC on successes, gaps, and shortfalls Establish targets for FY 2008 (potentially)
NIMS Implementation Schedule: NIMS Adoption NIMS IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITY FY 2007FY 2006FY 2005 State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local 1. Support the successful adoption and implementation of the NIMS 2. Adopted NIMS for all government departments and agencies; as well as promote and encourage NIMS adoption by associations, utilities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and private sector incident management and response organizations; 3. Monitor formal adoption of NIMS by all tribal and local jurisdictions 4. Establish a planning process to ensure the communication and implementation of NIMS requirements, providing a means for measuring progress and facilitate reporting 5. Designate a single point of contact to serve as the principal coordinator for NIMS implementation 6. Designate a singe point of contact within each of the jurisdiction’s Departments and Agencies
NIMS Implementation Schedule: NIMS Adoption (continued) NIMS IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITY FY 2007FY 2006FY 2005 State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local 7. To the extent permissible by law, ensure that Federal preparedness funding, including DHS Homeland Security Grant Program and the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI), support NIMS implementation at the State and local levels Incorporate NIMS into existing training programs and exercises 8. To the extent permissible by law, ensure that federal preparedness funding to State and territorial agencies and tribal and local jurisdictions is linked to satisfactory progress in meeting FY2006 NIMS implementation requirements 9. To the extent permissible by state and territorial law and regulations, audit agencies and review organizations routinely included NIMS implementation requirements in all audits associated with federal preparedness grant funds, validating the self-certification process for NIMS compliance 10. Monitor and assess outreach and implementation of NIMS Requirements
NIMS Implementation Schedule: Command & Management NIMS IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITY FY 2007FY 2006FY 2005 State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local 11. Coordinate and provide technical assistance to local entities regarding NIMS institutionalized used of ICS 12. Manage all emergency incidents and pre-planned (recurring/special) events in accordance with ICS organizational structures, doctrine and procedures, as defined in NIMS. ICS implementation must include the consistent application of Incident Action Planning and Common Communications Plans 13. Coordinate and support emergency incident and event management through the development and use of integrated multi-agency coordination systems, i.e. develop and maintain connectivity capability between local Incident Command Posts (ICP), local 911 Centers, local Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs), the state EOC and regional and/ federal EOCs and /NRP organizational elements.
NIMS Implementation Schedule: Command & Management (continued) NIMS IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITY FY 2007FY 2006FY 2005 State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local 14. Institutionalize, within the framework of ICS, the Public Information System (PIS), comprising of the Joint Information System (JIS) and a Joint Information Center (JIC). 15. Establish public information system to gather, verify, coordinate, and disseminate information during an incident
NIMS Implementation Schedule Preparedness: Planning NIMS IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITY FY 2007FY 2006FY 2005 State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local 16. Establish NIMS baseline against the FY 2005 and FY 2006 implementation requirements 17. Develop and implement a system to coordinate and leverage all federal preparedness funding to implement the NIMS 18. Incorporate NIMS into Emergency Operations Plans (EOP) 19. Revise and update plans and SOPs to incorporate NIMS and National Response Plan (NRP) components, principles and policies, to include planning, training, response, exercises, equipment, evaluation and corrective actions 20. Promote intrastate mutual aid agreements, to include agreements with private sector and non-governmental organizations 21. Participate in and promote intrastate and interagency mutual aid agreements, to include agreements with the private sector and non-governmental organizations
NIMS Implementation Schedule Preparedness: Training NIMS IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITY FY 2007FY 2006FY 2005 State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local 22. Leverage training facilities to coordinate and deliver NIMS training requirements in conformance with the NIMS National Standard Curriculum 23. Complete training—IS-700 NIMS: An Introduction, Complete IS-800 NRP: An Introduction; ICS-100 and ICS-200 24. Complete training—ICS-300, ICS-400
NIMS Implementation Schedule Preparedness: Exercises NIMS IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITY FY 2007FY 2006FY 2005 State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local 25. Incorporate NIMS/ICS into training and exercises. 26. Participate in an all-hazard exercise program based on NIMS that involves responders from multiple disciplines and multiple jurisdictions 27. Incorporate corrective actions into preparedness and response plans and procedures.
NIMS Implementation Schedule Resource Management NIMS IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITY FY 2007FY 2006FY 2005 State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local 28. Inventory response assets to conform to FEMA Resource Typing standards 29. Develop state plans for the receipt and distribution of resources as outlined in the National Response Plan (NRP) Catastrophic Incident Annex and Catastrophic Incident Supplement 30. To the extent permissible by state and local law, ensure that relevant national standards and guidance to achieve equipment, communication and data interoperability are incorporated into state and local acquisition programs 31. Validate that inventory of response assets conforms to FEMA Resource Typing Standards; 32. Utilize response asset inventory for mutual aid requests, exercises, and actual events
NIMS Implementation Schedule Communication & Information Management NIMS IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITY FY 2007FY 2006FY 2005 State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local State/ Territory Tribe/ Local 33. Apply standardized and consistent terminology, including the establishment of plain language communications standards across public safety sector 34. Develop systems and processes to ensure that incident managers at all levels share a common operating picture of an incident
Federal Agency NIMS Implementation All Federal agencies have a NIMS Implementation Plan in place Federal Summit Meeting in June 06 at EMI in Emmitsburg, MD Introduced the Peer Review Concept Conducted a review of Federal Implementation First Quarterly Meeting in September 06 (Implementation Activities Identified) Developed Implementation Matrix Minutes and Matrix sent to Agency POC in October 06 Second Quarterly Meeting in December 06 (Implementation Activities Identified) Second Draft Implementation Matrix
Federal Agency NIMS Implementation 3 rd Quarterly Meeting in March 07 (Implementation Activities Finalized) Federal Agency NIMS Matrix and Metrics in FEMA/DHS concurrence system Approximately 80 Participants Representing: 28 Federal Agencies and Bureaus, 3 Non-Governmental Agencies 6 FEMA Regions, DOD, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force Federal Agency NIMS Implementation Activities will be in place by June, 2007 (will mirror existing State and Local NIMS Implementation Activities) NIMSCAST module will be developed for Federal Agencies
Training: Who needs to take what? IS-700 NIMS: An Introduction All personnel with a direct role in emergency preparedness, incident management, or response IS-800 NRP: An Introduction All Federal, state, territorial, tribal, and local emergency managers or personnel whose primary responsibility is emergency management ICS-100: Introduction to ICS All Federal, State, territorial, tribal, local, private sector and non-governmental personnel at the entry level, first line supervisor level, middle management level, and command and general staff level of emergency management operations ICS-200: Basic ICS All Federal, State, territorial, tribal, local, private sector and non-governmental personnel at the first line supervisor level, middle management level, and command and general staff level of emergency management operations
FY07 & Out Year Training IS-700, IS-800, ICS-100, ICS-200 (Required in FY06 and Out-Years) Base line training for all personnel with a direct role in emergency preparedness, incident management, or response ICS-300 Intermediate (Required in FY07) All Federal, State, territorial, tribal, local, private sector and non-governmental personnel at the middle management level, and command and general staff level of emergency management operations ICS-400 Advanced (Required in FY07) All Federal, State, territorial, tribal, local, private sector and non-governmental personnel at the command and general staff level of emergency management operations Additional NIMS Training (Recommended) Training available for all audiences in the following areas: NIMS Multi-agency Coordination Systems, Public Information Systems, Communications and Information Management, Resource Management, Resource Typing, Mutual Aid, and NIMS Preparedness ICS-Position Specific Training for FY08 Training required for ICS Command and General Staff positions: Incident Commander, Safety Office, Liaison Officer, Public Information Officer, Operations Section Chief, Planning Section Chief, Logistics Section Chief, and Finance/Admin Section Chief
NIMS On-Going Activities As part of the NRP/NIMS Review and Revision Process, “upgrading” the NIMS document for a June 1, 2007 release. National comment periods for review of the document were February 1-19 and March 26-April 6. Expected release date June 1. Meeting with all 32 Federal Agencies identified in the NRP to discuss and develop NIMS Implementation Activities and a Federal Agency Peer Review Process. Expected release date June 1. Working group established with DOD on NIMS planning and implementation at the Joint Chief of Staff level. Conducting NIMS Implementation Workshops in FY07 for private sector and volunteer organizations, law enforcement, public information officers, school district officials, and health and hospital personnel.
NIMS On-Going Activities Initiating the development of a five-year NIMS training plan. Completion date September, 2007. Implemented MOU with HDS Preparedness Grants and Training and FEMA for the monitoring of NIMS compliance in the States. Proceeding with a detailed evaluation of State Emergency Operations Plans for NIMS compliance and State Homeland Security Strategies for NIMS implementation. Established a cooperative agreement with the Justice and Safety Center, Eastern Kentucky University to develop a NIMS Integration Support Center in Somerset, Kentucky.
NIMS On-Going Activities In conjunction with the NIMS Integration Support Center in Kentucky, the NIMS Integration Center is developing: NIMS Compliance Metrics for FY2008 State and Local governments NIMS Emergency Response Field Operating Guide for all first responders NIMS “freeware” database management software to assist State and local governments in the inventorying and typing of resources NIMS Standards review, adoption, and incorporation into “Upgraded” NIMS document and FY07 compliance activities NIMS PIO Sample Annex + SOPs NIMS MACS Sample Guidance
NIMS On-Going Activities Since March 2006, conducting NIMS ICS Train-the-Trainer courses in States and Territories. Qualifies instructors to teach recently completed ICS 100, 200, 300 and 400 level courses. 5.9 million first responders and disaster workers have completed NIMS training through FEMA (IS-700, IS-800, ICS-100, ICS-200) NIMS Multi-agency Coordination System, NIMS Public Information System, and NIMS Resource Management training available through the EMI Distance Learning program. Training can be completed via the web or downloaded and taught in classroom. NIMS Communication & Information Management, NIMS Preparedness, NIMS Resource Typing, and NIMS Mutual Aid training will be released soon. Pilot testing NIMS ICS Position Specific Training