Main Content

National Incident Management System Alerts

This page provides a historical list for emergency management professionals to reference all of the updates and alerts the National Integration Center has released.

The National Integration Center announces new National Incident Management System guidance, tools, and other resources through the alerts. To receive the updates subscribe to the mailing list.

2014

2014 NIMS Alerts
TitleDateLink
NIMS Alert 03-14: Release of National Protection FrameworkAugust 2014PDF
NIMS Alert 02-14: Release of Mass Care Resource Typing DefinitionsJune 2014PDF
NIMS Alert 01-14: Release of the Resource Typing Library Tool (RTLT)February 2014PDF

2013

2013 NIMS Alerts
TitleDateLink
NIMS Alert 07-13: FEMA Releases Fire/Hazardous Material Resource Typing DefinitionJuly 2013PDF
NIMS Alert 06-13: Resource Typing Definitions and Job Title/Position Qualifications for Incident Management, Fire/HazMat and Medical Public HealthJuly 2013PDF
NIMS Alert 05-13: Resource Typing Definitions and Job Title/Position Qualifications for Mass Care, Public Works and Geospatial Information SystemJune 2013PDF
NIMS Alert 04-13: Review and Update of the National Incident Management System: IdeaScale CampaignMay 2013PDF
NIMS Alert 03-13: FEMA Releases Public Works Resource Typing DefinitionsMarch 2013PDF
NIMS Alert 02-13: Resource Typing Definitions and Job Title/Position Qualifications for Incident Management, Search and Rescue and Mass CareFebruary 2013PDF
NIMS Alert 01-13: Resource Typing Definition for Aerial ApparatusJanuary 2013PDF

2012

2012 NIMS Alerts
TitleDateLink
NIMS Alert 01-12: Job Titles and Position Qualifications for Mass Care ServicesOctober 2012PDF

2011

2011 NIMS Alerts
TitleDateLink
NIMS Alert 02-11: NIMS Guideline for the Credentialing of Personnel PDF
NIMS Alert 01-11: NIMS Compliance Assistance Support Tool (NIMSCAST) UpdateMay 2011PDF

2010

2010 NIMS Alerts
TitleDateLink
NIMS Alert 01-10: NIMS Incident Command System (ICS) FormsDecember 2010PDF

2009

2009 NIMS Alerts

TitleDateLink
NIMS Alert 08-09: All-Hazard Position-specific Train-the-Trainer Announcement and the Five-Year NIMS Training PlanOctober 2009PDF
NIMS Alert 07-09: Vendor-provided NIMS ICS Course and Instructor Validation and CertificationOctober 2009PDF
NIMS Alert 06-09: NIMS and Use of Plain LanguageSeptember 2009PDF
NIMS Alert 05-09: Guidance for NIMS Resource Typing of Law Enforcement Patrol Teams (Strike Teams)July 2009PDF
NIMS Alert 01-09: NIMS Supporting Technology Evaluation Program (NIMS STEP)April 2009PDF
NIMS Alert 03-09: Updated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Resource Typing Definitions and Job TitlesMarch 2009PDF
NIMS Alert 02-09: The National Preparedness Directorate Release of Public Health and Medical Resource Typing Definitions and Job TitlesJanuary 2009PDF

2008

2008 NIMS Alerts
TitleDateLink
NIMS Alert 08-08: NIMS ICS Simulation Exercise Program for Multi-Discipline Emergency RespondersAugust 2008PDF
NIMS Alert 07-08: FY2008 and FY2009 NIMS Implementation Objectives for Healthcare OrganizationsJune 2008PDF
NIMS Alert 06-08: NIMS Compliance Objectives States and Territories: CorrectionMarch 2008PDF
NIMS Alert 05-08: NIMS Draft Intelligence/Investigations Function Guidance Document and Field Operations GuideMarch 2008PDF
NIMS Alert 04-09: Five-Year NIMS Training Plan and Fiscal Year 2009 NIMS ImplementationFebruary 2008PDF
NIMS Alert 03-08: Online Training for National Response FrameworkFebruary 2008PDF
NIMS Alert 02-08: National Incident Management System Incident Resource Inventory System (NIMS-IRIS) Update Release–Version 2.1  
NIMS Alert 01-08: NIMS Communications and Information Management StandardsJanuary 2008PDF

2007

2007 NIMS Alerts
TitleDateLink
NIMS Alert 36-07: Updated IS-100 and IS-200 Classroom-Delivered Final ExamsDecember 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 35-07: Basic Guidance for Public Information Officers (PIOs)December 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 34-07: FY2007-2008 NIMS ComplianceDecember 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 33-07: Proposed Credentialing Job Titles for the Medical and Public Health DisciplinesDecember 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 32-07: Updated Animal Emergency Response Credentialing Job TitlesOctober 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 31-07: NIMS ClaritySeptember 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 30-07: NIMS IRIS UpdateSeptember 2007 
NIMS Alert 29-07: NIMS Five-Year Training PlanSeptember 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 28-07: Finalized ICS Core CompetenciesSeptember 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 27-07: Basic Guidance for Public Information Officers (PIOs)August 2007 
NIMS Alert 26-07: NIMS Intrastate Mutual Aid Course-Now OnlineAugust 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 25-07: The Incident Management Systems Division Releases Updated Bomb Squad and SWAT/Tactical Team Resource Typing DefinitionsAugust 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 24-07: Updated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Job TitlesJuly 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 23-07: NIMSCAST Updated FeaturesJuly 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 22-07: Public Information Officer NIMS Implementation Workshops PostponedJuly 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 21-07: New Animal Emergency Response Job TitlesJuly 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 20-07: Release of the IRISJune 2007 
NIMS Alert 19-07: IS-100.SC Introduction to the Incident Command System, I-100 for schoolsJune 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 18-07: Updated Public Works Credentialing Job TitlesJune 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 17-07: The Incident Management Systems Division Releases the draft Emergency Responder Field Operating GuideJune 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 16-07: New Job Titles for FireHazmat PersonnelMay 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 15-07: Pathfinder Task ForcesMay 2007 
NIMS Alert 13-07: NIMSCAST and Corrective Action Plan NIMS Guide ReleaseApril 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 12-07: NIMS GuidesMarch 2007 
NIMS Alert 11-07: CredentialingMarch 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 10-07: Resource TypingMarch 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 09-07: NIMS ICS-300 and ICS-400 Training RequirementsMarch 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 08-07: Revised Bomb Squad Resource Typing DefinitionsMarch 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 07-07: Revised SWAT/Tactical Team Resource TypingMarch 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 06-07: Electronic CertificatesMarch 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 05-07: Compliant CoursesMarch 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 03-07: National Incident Management System (NIMS) Integration Center NIMS Compliance requirements for Local Emergency Planning Committee'sMarch 2007 
NIMS Alert 04-08: FY 2008 NIMS Compliance Objectives and MetricsFebruary 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 04-07: National Incident Management System (NIMS) Integration Center Announces ICS Core CompetenciesFebruary 2007PDF
NIMS Alert 02-07: NIMS Implementation Workshop PostponedFebruary 2007 
NIMS Alert 01-07: NIMS Recommended Standards Fact SheetJanuary 2007PDF

2006

2006 NIMS Alerts
TitleDateLink
NIMS Alert: NIMS and Use of Plain LanguageDecember 2006PDF
NIMS Alert 20-06: IS701, NIMS Multiagency CoordinationDecember 2006PDF
NIMS Alert 14-07: NIMS Implementation WorkshopDecember 2006 
NIMS Alert: NIMS Compliance Metrics Fact SheetOctober 2006PDF
NIMS Alert 010-06: Incident Command System Overview for Executives and Senior Officials TrainingJuly 2006PDF
NIMS Alert 009-06: NIMS Public Information Systems TrainingJuly 2006PDF
NIMS Alert 03-06: FEMA and IAFC Launch Interagency Mutual Aid ProjectMarch 2006PDF
NIMS Alert 001-06: More NIMS Resources Now Online: ICS Instructor Guidelines, Integrating NIMS into State/Local EOPs and SOPs, FY06 Implementation DetailsJanuary 2006PDF

2005

2005 NIMS Alerts
TitleDateLink
NIMS Alert 006-05: NIMS Compliant ICS Training Guidelines Now Available OnlineApril 2005PDF
Last Updated: 
10/02/2015 - 20:49