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National Incident Management System: Principles And PracticeAuthors: Dr. Donald W. Walsh, Dr. Hank T. Christen Jr., Graydon C. Lord, Geoffrey T. Miller
Completely updated to reflect the latest changes in the National Incident Management System.
Developed and implemented by the United States Department of Homeland Security, the National Incident Management System (NIMS) outlines a comprehensive national approach to emergency management. It enables federal, state, and local government entities along with private sector organizations to respond to emergency incidents together in order reduce the loss of life and property and environmental harm.
National Incident Management System: Principles and Practice, Second Edition translates the goals of the NIMS doctrine from theory into application, and provides straight-forward guidance on how to understand and implement NIMS within any private, emergency response, or governmental organization. The Second Edition features:
National Incident Management System: Principles and Practice is ideal for:
• Fire, rescue, EMS, and law enforcement personnel
• Federal, state, tribal, and local governmental employees
• Health care professionals and hospital workers
• Any employee working for a private company that may be directly involved in response operations
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Section 1 Understanding the National Incident Management System
Chapter 1 Introduction to the National Incident Management System
Chapter 2 Integration of the Incident Command System
Chapter 3 Command
Chapter 4 Operations
Chapter 5 Planning
Chapter 6 Logistics
Chapter 7 Finance/Administration
Chapter 8 Information and Intelligence Function
Chapter 9 Multiagency Coordination Systems
Chapter 10 Public Information
Chapter 11 Preparedness
Chapter 12 Communications and Information Management
Chapter 13 Resource Management
Chapter 14 Supporting Technologies
Section 2 Utilizing the National Incident Management System
Chapter 15 National Response Framework
Chapter 16 Implementation of the NIMS
Chapter 17 Putting It All Together: NIMS Evaluation and Maintenance
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