The National Incident Management System

IMGXYZ426IMGZYX Presidential Directive 5 In February 2003, President George W. Bush signed Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5), an order mandating the development of the National Incident Management System (NIMS). HSPD-5 assigned the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as the “principal Federal Officer for domestic incident management,” bearing the responsibility for coordinating … Continue reading The National Incident Management System