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Flashcards in NIMS Book 1 - Section 1 - Chapter 5 Deck (10):
1

Within a jurisdiction in which an incident occurs and when there is no overlap of jurisdictional boundaries involved, the jurisdictional agency will designate a ________ _________ ____________ to have overall management responsibility for the incident.

Single Incident Commander

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2

The IC may have a ________. The ________ should have the same qualifications as the IC and may work directly with the IC, be a relief IC, or perform certain specific assigned tasks.

deputy / deputy

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3

What Command structure should be used if an incident is totally contained within a single jurisdiction, but more than one department or agency shares management responsibility due to the nature of the incident or the kinds of resources required; for example, a passenger airline crash within a national forest?

Unified Command

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4

If the incident is multi-jurisdictional in nature such as a major flood or large wildland fire what Command structure should be used?

Unified Command

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5

The Command function within the ICS may be conducted in two general ways:
* ___________ Command
* ___________ Command

* Single Command
* Unified Command

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6

In a _______ __________ __________, a single IC is solely responsible within the confines of their authority to establish incident objectives and overall strategies associated with the incident.

Single Command Structure

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7

In a Single Command Structure the coordination required to effect operational control will be the responsibility of the ____________ _________ _______, who will report directly to the IC.

Operations Section Chief

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8

In a _________ __________ structure, the individuals designated by their jurisdictions or by different agencies within the same jurisdiction must jointly determine priorities, incident objectives and strategies.

Unified command

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9

The determination of which agency or department the __________ _________ _______ represents must be made by mutual agreement of the Unified Command.

Operations Section Chief

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10

Organizations that are part of the Unified Command should be integrated into the _____________, ___________, and __________ sections.

Operations, Planning and Logistics

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