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Name IS-700.a NIMS An Introduction
This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents. Course Objectives At the end of this course, students will be able to: 1.Describe the intent of NIMS. 2.Describe the key concepts and principles underlying NIMS. 3.Describe the purpose of the NIMS Components including: Preparedness, Communications and Information Management, Resource Management, and Command and Management. 4.Describe the purpose of the National Integration Center. Note: This course provides a basic introduction to NIMS. It is not designed to replace Incident Command System and position-specific training. This training is available at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700a.asp
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