Flashcards in Section VI - Chapter 1 Deck (28):
Agencies using Unified Command must speak the ________ _____________ to function effectively.
The _______ provides an organized, intergrated, and coordinating mechanism to ensure the delivery of understandable, timely, accurate, and consistent information to the public in a crisis.
JIS (Joint Information System)
A ________ is a physical location where public affairs professionals from organizations involved in incident management activities can collect to perform critical emergency information, crisis communications and public-affairs functions.
JIC (Joint Information Center)
____________ ____________ teams are designed to manage large-scale incidents and can operate for an extended period of time.
_______ ____ IMTs are established, highly trained and experienced. They are mostly used for wildland fires, but can also be deployed for natural disasters or terrorist incidents.
What type of incidents are the most complex, requiring national resources to safely and effectively manage and operate?
Type I Incidents
* Operations personnel often exceed ______ per operational period and total personnel will usually exceed _______.
500 / 1000
_______ _____ teams are current teams that are certified for both state and federal level incidents.
In Type II incidents, operations personnel normally do not exceed ______ per operational period and total incident personnel do not exceed _______.
200 / 500
________ _____ teams are to be developed under the new federal recommendations.
________ _____ teams can be developed at the municipal, county, or district level and would work well for multi-agency or multi-jurisdictional use.
________ _____ teams could be jurisdictional specific or developed through mutual aid agreements. These teams would work well for areas served by departments or jurisdictions with limited resources.
A vehicle fire, an injured person, or a police traffic stop are examples of what type of incident?
Unified Command should be implemented for the following situations:
* More than one agency has _____________ jurisdiction
* An incident poses a threat to two or more _____________
* A significant event requiring joint preplanning and operations such as a major _________ event, large ____________ celebration or parades, etc.
* sporting / holiday
The Golden Rules of Unified Command:
* No agency's ___________ is compromised or neglected
* One ________ is developed for the entire incident
* Participants in Unified Command must have authority to speak for their ________.
* Unified Command participants must speak with a _________ ________.
* single voice
Those organizations that participate in Unified Command should have __________ or _____________ responsibility for some portion of the incident or event.
statutory or jurisdictional
Assisting and cooperating agencies that contribute resources to the incident with no statutory responsibility should not function at the __________ ___________ level, but should assign agency representatives to effectively represent their resources through the ___________ ___________.
Unified Command / Liaison Officer
In multi-agency / multi-jurisdictional incidents, many jurisdictions, organizations, or agencies lack the ability to communicate with one another due to ?
incompatible radio systems
It is important at all times for the JIC to have the most current and accurate information regarding __________ _____________ activities.
* This type of incident extends beyond the capabilities for local control and is expected to go into multiple operational periods ?
Type II incidents
* All Command and General Staff positions are activated for this type of incident ?
* Most or all of the Command and General Staff positions are filled for this type of incident ?
These teams are developed and certified under federal guidelines ?
These teams can be developed and used at the state level, in a major region of a state, or an area with multi-agency or multi-jurisdictional use ?
In these incidents some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisors and/or Unit Leader level positions ?
During this type of incident Command and General Staff functions are activated only if needed ?
Type IV incidents
Type IV incidents are usually limited to one ___________ period in the control phase.