incident command system

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in·ci·dent com·mand sys·tem

(ICS) (in'si-dĕnt kŏ-mand' sis'tĕm)
A standardized but flexible disaster-management structure, mandated in the National Incident Management System (NIMS) (q.v.), for responding to mass-casualty incidents.
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At 5pm last night, six appliances, two aerial ladder platforms, the environmental protection unit and the incident command unit were still in attendance at the incident.
Army's 91st battalion and head of the Incident Command Post (ICP) temporarily based in barangay Villa Aurora, Maria Aurora, Aurora, discusses with volunteers all possibilities to fast-track the search and rescue for the 2-seater Cessna plane and its pilot Aaron Dizon of Concepcion, Tarlac which was believed to have crashed in the mountain ranges of Aurora following its failure to land in Clarkfield, Pampanga after more than an hour from taking off from Juan C.
In the third Citywide Shake-Out Drill last Friday, government offices and private sector counterparts gathered at the Incident Command Post (ICP) at the Crocodile Park as members of the response cluster.
Valenzuela City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office VCDRRMO now setting up its Incident Command Post in participation of the MMSHAKEDRILL
'The exercise began with a supposed chemical incident in Manila followed by the establishment of an Incident Command Post.
Barlow established the industry's first immersive cyber range, the first mobile cyber operations center and a comprehensive incident command system for responding to major cyber incidents.
Five appliances, an aerial ladder platform and an incident command support unit were dispatched to the scene of the large scale fire and were joined by police officers and a Hazardous Area Response Team (HART).
The fire service sent out two crews from Colwyn Bay, two from Abergele, and one from Rhyl, as well as the aerial ladder platform and incident command unit from Rhyl after the blaze was reported by a member of the public who had spotted smoke on the road.
About 50 firefighters and eight fire engines, as well as an aerial ladder platform and an incident command unit, were initially scrambled to the scene in County Oak Way.
ISLAMABAD -- The five days training workshop arranged by National Institute of Health (NIH), with support of Global Health Development/EMPHNET, Jordan, titled 'Incident Command Management has been concluded here on Friday.
Ivy Mariano, incident command post spokesperson, said the 24-hour mourning and cleansing started at dawn yesterday.

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