Presentation on theme: "IS-700 Introduction to the National Incident Management System Brian Landreth Training & Exercise Coordinator Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency."— Presentation transcript:
IS-700 Introduction to the National Incident Management System Brian Landreth Training & Exercise Coordinator Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency
What is National Incident Management System Components of NIMS Preparedness Command and Management Communications and Information Support Resource Management Ongoing Management and Maintenance Nocturnal Insect Mating Society? Non Inherited Money Scams? Non Interesting Meeting Syndrome? Not Interested Marital Status?
Why NIMS? Adoption of NIMS is a condition for Federal preparedness assistance 700-2 The National Response Framework (NRF): Defines roles Adds structure Facilitates Federal support Creates consistency 700-3 Establishes a standard organizational structure 700-6
What Is An Incident? in·ci·dent n. :a definite and separate occurrence :an occurrence or event that interrupts normal procedure or precipitates a crisis :Something contingent or related to something else 700-4 Managed at the lowest level possible.
Training & Exercises should: Prepare staff using all hazards approach Teach and test plans Contain corrective actions Involve partner agencies 700-9 Preparing For Incidents
Safety Officer Safety Officer Liaison Officer Liaison Officer Public Information Officer Public Information Officer Incident Commander Incident Commander Operations Section Chief Operations Section Chief Planning Section Chief Planning Section Chief Logistics Section Chief Logistics Section Chief Finance/Admin Section Chief Finance/Admin Section Chief ICS 101 Responsible for all incident activities! 700-15 Direct management of activities 700-17 700-18 Responsible for creating Incident Action Plan 700-14 Interfaces with the public and media 700-25
Command vs. Coordination To command or coordinate? That is the question……….. Command – “The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority at the field level.” Coordinate – “Bring the different elements of a complex activity into a harmonious relationship, negotiate with others in order to work together effectively.” 700-16 Elected officials or administrators should not direct on-scene technical operations 700-7
Command Structures 700-19 Shared objectives Increased collaboration Improved Information flow Better resource prioritization Unified Command 700-20 Area Command Multiple incidents with multiple incident commanders
MACS are the “Architecture of Support” Multiagency Coordination System 700-21 DispatchOn-Scene Command Emergency Operations Center Public Information
700-22 The Facility Emergency Operations/Coordination Center Supports Incident By: Policy decisions Coordinating agencies Process requests Communications support
Mutual aid agreements provide a way to quickly obtain emergency assistance. 700-8 Mutual Aid
Communications & Information “C29 to F72 I’ve got a 10-29er at 5 and M Plain requesting a code 33 when available” “ Oh, you’ve already ordered my coffee and are waiting for me at Starbucks on Interstate 5 and Mill Plain Blvd.” Use plain language and common terminology to enhance interoperability. 700-10 700-11
Public Information Messages can include information about: Weather closures Crime Schedule changes Reunification plans Illnesses
Speaking With One Voice Joint Information System: Allows executives/senior officials coordinate and integrate messages Establishes procedures in advance Provides framework for organizing delivery of public information Is a system not a location 700-23 700-24