TITLE

NEED FOR NIMS

AUTHOR(S)
Bourne, Marko
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Dec2005, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various aspects of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) in the United States. NIMS was developed after the 2001 terrorist attacks to outline coordinated response to disasters and emergencies. Operational control, leadership, planning, logistics and finance are described. The Emergency Management Institute has developed a NIMS course for training fire fighters, emergency medical personnel and other responders. The NIMS Integration Center was established by the Homeland Security to manage NIMS. INSETS: METRO CHIEFS WEIGH IN ON KATRINA RESPONSE.;CONSIDER MOBILIZATION OF FIRE DEPARTMENT MECHANICS..
ACCESSION #
19467181

 

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