incident management system

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in·ci·dent ma·nage·ment sys·tem

(in'si-dĕnt man'ăj-mĕnt sis'tĕm)
A nationally recognized system of unified command and control for dealing with mass casualties or disasters.

incident management system



A system designed to assist in the management and command of emergency operations such as natural disasters, civil disturbances, multiple casualty incidents, hazardous materials incidents, fires, and acts of terrorism. The key components to the system include finance, logistics, operations, and planning.
Synonym: incident command system
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