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similar to exercises, but more narrowly focused activities used for training, testing, and refining capacities, and frequently involving a specific area of preparedness within only one agency rather than more complex processes and relationships at an interagency level.
a title used for increasingly professionalized personnel in local or state government who are charged with coordinating or overseeing the jurisdiction’s multiagency response to an emergency or disaster.
term refers to a set of disciplines and responsibilities, including, but not limited to Emergency Medical Services (EMS), fire, law enforcement, hazardous materials specialists, etc. Personnel in such agencies and the practitioners of such disciplines prepare for emergencies and disasters and are responsible for carrying out response when emergencies and disasters occur.