Who generally facilitates the operational period briefing

Possible Answers:

  1. Logistics Section Chief
  2. Public Information Officer
  3. Planning Section Chief
  4. Operations Section Chief

The Correct Answer:

C. Planning Section Chief generally facilitates the operational period briefing.


Every planning section in the incident area consists of a planning section chief,  who can have a deputy. The planning section chief has the following eligibility criteria:

  • They must be of any discipline like epidemiology,  chemical biology, infection control, etc.
  • They act as an advisor who has a particular skill that may be required or helpful in the incident area.
  • They usually work with the planning section to give their services within the team and reassign the task to the other organization, if required.

The planning section chief is also responsible for announcing the operational period briefing and the next planning meeting. The operating period briefing generally consists of the information from the scenarios and includes other roles of safety officer, weather specialist, incident commander, etc.


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