In NIMS, resource inventorying refers to preparedness activities conducted outside of incident response.

Possible Answers:

  1. True
  2. False

The Correct Answer:

False, In NIMS, resource inventorying does not refer to preparedness activities conducted outside of incident response


The organization generally acquires and stores the resources for incidents or routine operations. Effective resource management mainly requires an accurate tracking system and the availability of the resources at the correct time.

In the national incident management system, resource inventorying can be defined as the prepared activities conducted out of the incident response.

  • Nature of the task
  •  Distance between resources and personnel
  •  Existing safety factors and hazardous factors
  • Type of the incident


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