This is the official NIMS page for the State of Nebraska. NIMS questions can be directed to Dave Reisen at 402-471-7177.


On April 4, 2005, the lieutenant governor and the Nebraska Homeland Security Policy Group approved the use of baseline requirements for NIMS Training and the NIMS Implementation Plan as the initial requirements for basic NIMS Certification.

NIMS Documents

NIMS Doctrine Click here for the NIMS document first published by the Department of Homeland Security in March 2004 and last updated in 2017.

Executive Order Click here for executive order #05-02, written by Governor Heineman on March 4, 2005 directing Nebraska to comply with NIMS.

NIMS Guide for County Officials Click here for a comprehensive NIMS guide, to educate county officials.

Implementation, Training and Compliance Guidance This site contains information regarding NIMS compliance metrics and the NIMS training program.

NIMS Trainings

NIMS IS 100 This course introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training.

NIMS IS 200 This course provides the context for ICS within initial response, and supports higher level ICS training.

NIMS IS 700 This course provides an overview of the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

NIMS IS 29 This course is designed to familiarize participants with the concepts underlying the role of the public information officer.

NIMS IS 703 This course is designed to introduce federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency managers, first responders, and incident commanders from all emergency management disciplines to NIMS Resource Management.

NIMS IS 706 This course provides an introduction to NIMS intrastate mutual aid and assistance.

NIMS IS 800 This course is designed to provide guidance for the whole community. Within this broad audience, the National Response Framework focuses especially on those who are involved in delivering and applying the response core capabilities.