Incident Command Systems (ICS)

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1. The Incident Command System or ICS is a management system for conducting on-site operations.

Notes (1): The Incident Command Systems (ICS) has a standardized operation structure and common terminology; it provides a useful and flexible management system that is particularly adaptable to incidents involving multi-jurisdictional or multi-disciplinary responses. It is also applicable to small scale daily operational activities as well as major mobilizations.


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(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)


2. The combination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures and communications operating within a common organizational structure, designed to aid in the management of resources during incidents.

(Source: NFPA 1600 Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs, NFPA 1600:2007)


3. Combination of facilities,equipment, personnel, procedures and communications operating within a common organizational structure with responsibility for management of assigned resources to effectively direct and control the response to an incident. Intended to expand,as situation requires a larger resources, without requiring new, reorganized command structure.

(Source: Australia. A Practitioner's Guide to Business Continuity Management HB292 - 2006 )

4. Combination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures, and communications operating within a common organisational structure with responsibility for the command, control, and coordination of assigned resources to effectively direct and control the response and recovery to an incident.

(Source: ENISA - the European Network and Information Security Agency. BCM & Resilience Glossary)