National Incident Management System - NIMS Toolkit

About NIMS

The National Incident Management System (NIMS) guides all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations and the private sector to work together to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to and recover from incidents.

NIMS provides stakeholders across the whole community with the shared vocabulary, systems and processes to successfully deliver the capabilities described in the National Preparedness System. NIMS defines operational systems that guide how personnel work together prior to and during incidents.

‚ÄčThe NIMS Toolkit provides the community with multiple suites of resources and tools that support implementation of the NIMS concepts and principles. Click on the menu item above or the button below to explore a topic of interest.

Doctrine and Guidance

Learn about the National Incident Management System and access key NIMS doctrine and guidance.

Resource Management

Gain access to a suite of tools that support resource management preparedness, known as the National Resource Hub.

Incident Command System

Learn about and access a suite of guidance and templates that form the Incident Command System (ICS) Toolkit.


Gain access to the latest version of the NIMS training program and courses available through the Emergency Management Institute.

Emergency Operations Center

Learn about and access a suite of guidance and tools known as the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Toolkit.

Joint Information System

Gain access to the latest guidance and resources to support the Joint Information System (JIO).

Contact NIMS Toolkit

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