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Question: Which of the following is the organization that supports (and does not command) the on-scene response during an escalating incident?

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  1. Staging Area
  2. Emergency Operations Center
  3. Incident Command Post
  4. Unified Command

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2. Emergency Operations Center

'Emergency Operations Center' is the organization that supports (and does not command) the on-scene response during an escalating incident.


Explanation:

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is activated to support the on-scene response during an escalating incident by relieving the burden of external coordination and securing additional resources.

It is a physical location staffed with personnel trained for and authorized to represent their agency/discipline.

It is also equipped with mechanisms for communicating with the incident site and obtaining resources and potential resources.

Source: uky.edu

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