TITLE

Incident Management

AUTHOR(S)
Fluman, Albert
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jun2007, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Albert Fluman, director of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Integration Center in the U.S. is presented. When asked about the progress made in NIMS compliance, he refers to the self-certification program. Fluman said that his biggest success as a director is making the implementation of the NIMS easier to understand and evaluate. He believed that resource management is the key to effective NIMS management.
ACCESSION #
25518973

 

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