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Incident Command System

Sources of Additional ICS Information

Books


ICS/UC-Related Documents

In addition to writing much of the content in this ICS/UC Technical Assistance eTool, the National Response Team (NRT) has developed several other ICS/UC-related documents, including:

  • Minimum Essential ICS Training Elements

  • Federal Natural Resource Trustees and the ICS/UC

  • Annex 3 of the NRT Integrated Contingency Plan (ICP) Guidance. (61 FR 28641) (Annex 3 [on page 28647] Provides a description of a response management system based on National Interagency Incident Management System (NIIMS) ICS.)



ICS/UC-Related Websites
The USCG has developed a number of ICS/UC guidance documents and maintains several ICS/UC-related web sites, including:


Other Resources
Other ICS resources include the following:
  • National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG). Provides publications including ICS position task books, ICS job aids, ICS position descriptions and responsibilities, and an ICS glossary.

  • Computer-assisted Instruction for ICS: Self-study Course. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Fire Administration, National Fire Academy, in cooperation with the U.S. Army Reserve.

  • Setting Objectives in a Unified Command: The 'Cost' of Leadership. 1997 International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) Proceedings.

  • Unified Command: The Mechanism for Ensuring a Comprehensive, Coordinated Response. 1995 IOSC Proceedings.

  • ICS Unified Command Video. Texas General Land Office, Oil Spill Prevention and Response Division, 1995.


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