Author: Kathe Lousis

An emergency involving multiple jurisdictions or multiple agencies is better managed by the National Incident Management System (NIMS). In California, NIMS should be a flexible, adaptable tool for responding to all emergencies.  Emergency management agencies should follow elementary principles and principles of emergency management, like the use of Incident Command Systems (ICS), multi-agency coordination, and operational area concepts. Which Nims Component includes the incident Command System (ICS)? The Incident Command System (ICS) consolidates facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures, and communications into a single organizational structure, which permits effective and efficient incident management. In order for NIMS to function, ICS must be…

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Car travel can be much more fun for your pet when you have a car carrier. Many options are available to transport your dog in your car, but it is important to understand the pros and cons of each. Some dogs may be able to fit comfortably in a car carrier while others need a crate. When choosing what kind of carrier is right for you, consider the size and weight of your dog as well as their breed. It is also important to think about whether or not you will be transporting the animal in its kennel during other…

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