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National Incident Management System Capability Assessment Support Tool (NIMCAST)


The NIMCAST is a web-based self-assessment tool designed to aid state, local, and tribal organizations and jurisdictions in determining their capabilities and compliance against the requirements established in the recently released National Incident Management System (NIMS). 

The NIMCAST allows users to assess the current status/level of their respective jurisdiction's or organization's incident preparedness against the requirements outlined in the NIMS.

Completion of a baseline assessment of NIMS implementation requirements is required for Project Public Health Ready recognition. 

Primary Toolkit:

PPHR Toolkit

Keyword Area:



Institutional Author:

FEMA: NIMS Integration Center





The NACCHO Toolbox is a repository of available resources to help local public health practitioners. Tools are produced by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as academic institutions and other stakeholders. The contents of this Toolbox are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official recommendations of NACCHO. NACCHO makes no express or implied warranty with respect to the contents and disclaims liability for any damages arising from or connected to the use of the material in this Toolbox.