NIMS IS-800 Study Guide - NIMS IS-800 Study Guide The FEMA...

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1 NIMS IS-800 Study Guide The FEMA Website This guide was developed to be used in conjunction with the online NIMS and ICS classes. To attend each class, navigate to the FEMA website (you can use the links below) and find the section called TAKE THIS COURSE on the right side of the web page. You may choose either option. ICS 800.b http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/is/is800b.asp After completing the online course, review this study guide carefully. Once you are satisfied that you are familiar with the material presented here, go back to the website, and take the end of course examination. The link is also on the right side of the page, below the Take This Course section. Whether you pass or fail, you will be notified by an email message. If you pass, do not delete the message you receive, it contains a link to your course completion certificate. Please ensure that you print a copy of the course completion certificate for your own records. Additionally, you will need to provide your squadron’s Emergency Services officer (ESO) with a copy of your course completion certificate so she/he can put it in your CAP form 114 and update your eServices on-line records. If you have problems retrieving your certificate from the email you received, contact your ESO. ________________________________________________________________________________ The National Response Framework, An Introduction Course Objectives: At the end of this course, you will be able to describe: The purpose of the National Response Framework. The response doctrine established by the National Response Framework.
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2 The roles and responsibilities of response partners. The actions that support national response. The response organizations used for multiagency coordination. The relationship between planning and national preparedness. The National Response Framework presents the guiding principles that enable all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to all incidents. The Framework establishes a response vision through five key principles. Engaged partnership means that leaders at all levels develop shared response goals and align capabilities so that no one is overwhelmed in times of crisis. The next principle is tiered response. Incidents must be managed at the lowest possible jurisdictional level and supported by additional capabilities when needed. The third principle is scalable, flexible, and adaptable operational capabilities. As incidents change in size, scope, and complexity, the response must adapt to meet requirements. The fourth principle is unity of effort through unified command. Unity of effort respects the chain of command of each participating organization while harnessing seamless coordination across jurisdictions in support of common objectives. The last principle is readiness to act. It is our collective duty to provide the best response
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