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... 18 C H A P T E R 3 The oft repeated phrase, "It's all about relationships" is never truer than during emergencies. Knowing the other organizations and their capabilities, resources, competencies, and limitations is key to working together effectively in a pandemic.
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... Decision Making and Partnerships 19 based on the ICS, the field version of NIMS. For example, hospitals use the Hospital ICS.
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... 20 A Guide for Public Transportation Pandemic Planning and Response • Local public service agencies; • Emergency management; • Public health; • Suppliers and vendors; and • End users (e.g., clients, rider advisory groups, and labor organizations)
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... Decision Making and Partnerships 21 Information Exchange Communication refers to: • The physical ability to convey and exchange information (e.g., voice, data, electronic communications) within an organization and to entities outside of the organization; and • The actual exchange of information.

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