National Incident Management System (NIMS) Overview for Senior Officials

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National Incident Management System (NIMS) Overview for Senior Officials

The purpose of this training is to familiarize Senior Officials with their roles and responsibilities during emergencies and disasters.

By Cook County EMRS

When and where

Date and time

Friday, December 9, 2022 · 9am - 1pm CST


Cook County's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) 15900 South Cicero Avenue Oak Forest, IL 60452

About this event

Upon completion of the course, senior officials will have a better understanding of emergency management responsibilities and how their role fits into the local, state, and federal emergency management response structure.

About the organizer

Organized by
Cook County EMRS

The Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security (EMRS) works for the more than five million residents of the second largest county in the United States. Cook County is vulnerable to many hazards from extreme weather to terrorist attacks. We have a fundamental responsibility to do all we can to ensure the safety of our community.

Mission Statement

To enhance the safety and security of Cook County by working to prevent, protect against, mitigate the effects of, respond to and recover from all incidents, both man-made and natural, through a whole community, all hazards approach.

Core Values

  • Innovation

  • Integrity

  • Transparency

  • Accountability

  • Fiscal Responsibility

  • Collaboration

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