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Region 21 officials attend ICS training in Bridgeport

More than 30 city and county government officials and administrators attended incident command system training earlier this week, with nearly two-thirds of attendees representing Region 21 Emergency Management.

Incident command system, or ICS, gives a standardized approach to the command, control, and coordination of emergency response. It provides a common hierarchy which assists in making response from multiple agencies effective.

“During a disaster, everybody needs to know their job,” Ron Leal, Director of Region 21 Emergency Management, said. “The more training we do, the better off we’re...


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