Notes For Capella Power Point Unit 5

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Notes for Capella Power point unit 5 Assignment 1;;;;;;;;;; NIMS, what is it? What does it stand for? Well, it is a term that we expect all FEMA leaders to memorize and understand its purpose. NIMS stands for the National Incident Management System. This system was introduced in the early months of 2004 by (DHS) the Department of Homeland Security. The “NIMS system allows the Federal, State, tribal, and local governments, the private sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work” (“National Incident Management”, 2011, p. 6) jointly to get ready for, avert, recover from, react to, and mitigate the effects of an incidents irrespective of the s complexity, size, cause, or location. This uniformity will provide the basis for countrywide…show more content…
NIMS and NRF are escort documents and are intended to improve the National and National Response incident management capabilities. Whereas, National Incident Management System (NIMS) provides the stencil for the administration of incidents irrespective of scope, size, or cause, the National Response Framework (NRF) will provide the necessary mechanisms and structure for national level policy of emergency response. Together, the NRF and the NIMS “integrate the capabilities and resources of various governmental jurisdictions, incident management and emergency response disciplines, non-governmental organizations, and the private-sector into a cohesive, coordinated, and seamless national framework for domestic incident response” (“What is NIMS – Federal”, n.d., p. 2). The NRP or NRF is a “specific c application of the National Incident Management System (NIMS)” (“National Response Plan”, n.d., p. 2). The National Incident Management System provides the terminology, organizational processes needed for efficient, effective and collaborative incident management as well as the principles and doctrine at all levels. When the NRP, uses the inclusive framework of the NIMS, it provides the mechanisms and coordinating structure “for national-level policy and operational direction for Federal support to State, local, and tribal incident managers, Federal-to-Federal support and for exercising direct Federal authorities and responsibilities as appropriate

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