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Question: The Incident Command System (ICS) can be used to manage any type of incident, including planned events. True or False?

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1. True

The Incident Command System (ICS) can be used to manage any type of incident, including planned events.


Explanation:

> ICS has been proven effective for responding to all types of incidents, including:

  • Hazardous materials (HazMat) incidents
  • Planned events (e.g., celebrations, parades, concerts, official visits, etc.)
  • Response to natural hazards
  • Single and multi-agency law enforcement incidents
  • Lack of comprehensive resource management strategy
  • Fires
  • Incidents involving multiple casualties
  • Multi-jurisdictional and multi-agency incidents
  • Air, rail, water, or ground transportation accidents
  • Wide-area search and rescue missions
  • Pest eradication programs
  • Private sector emergency management pro-grams
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