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NIMS Implementation Activities for Schools and Institutions

U.S. Department of Education

NIMS uses a core set of concepts, principles, procedures, processes, standards, and terminologythat may all be integrated with school emergency management practices. The collective use ofNIMS across all local incident response agencies, including K-12 schools and institutions ofhigher education (IHEs), and disciplines creates a common operating picture, promoting mutualgoals and responsibilities, and ultimately, more efficient and effective response services.This guide provides implementation activities and guidelines for schools and institutions.

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