AIR FORCE - AFI 10-2501
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||10 March 2020|
A comprehensive all-hazards Air Force Emergency Management Program enables the Air Force to maintain readiness and sustain mission assurance. The purpose of this instruction is to establish the Air Force Incident Management System (AFIMS) in accordance with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) methodology and align the Air Force Emergency Management Program with the National Response Framework. It establishes Air Force emergency management responsibilities, procedures, and standards to physical threats resulting from: major accidents; natural disasters; conventional attacks; terrorist attacks; and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) attacks or incidents. It provides a framework for planning and preparedness across the five NIMS mission areas: prevention, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation; and includes domestic and foreign guidance. It provides a framework for Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) training and exercising.