National Incident Management System Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
National Incident Management System
1.) A national crisis response system that provides a consistent, nationwide approach for federal, state, local, and tribal governments; the private sector; and nongovernmental organizations to work effectively and efficiently together to prepare for, respond to, and recover from domestic incidents, regardless of cause, size, or complexity.
- also called NIMS
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Term Classification: operations
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-41: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Consequence Management, updated June 2012 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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