in Jobs & Employment by (26.4k points)

Question: Designers of the Incident Command System (ICS) recognized early that ICS must

  • Meet the needs of incidents of any kind or size.
  • Provide logistical and administrative support to ensure that operational staff can meet tactical objectives.
  • Be cost effective by avoiding duplication of efforts.
What is else remaining?

Options:

  1. Compensate for incident response failures likely to result from a lack of resources.
  2. Require that a minimum number of personnel be deployed to perform administrative and logistics functions.
  3. Use certified emergency responders to serve as Incident Commanders and Section Chiefs.
  4. Allow personnel from a variety of agencies to meld rapidly into a common management structure.

Please log in or register to answer this question.

1 Answer

0 votes
by (48.5k points)
selected by
 
Best answer

4. Allow personnel from a variety of agencies to meld rapidly into a common management structure.


Context:

ICS is Designed to Do

Designers of the system recognized early that ICS must be interdisciplinary and organizationally flexible to meet the following management challenges:

  • Meet the needs of incidents of any kind or size.
  • Be usable for routine or planned events such as conferences, as well as large and complex emergency incidents.
  • Allow personnel from a variety of agencies to meld rapidly into a common management structure.
  • Provide logistical and administrative support to ensure that operational staff, such as entomologists or veterinarians, can meet tactical objectives.
  • Be cost effective by avoiding duplication of efforts.

Related questions

...