The incident action plan is prepared by general staff from which section?

The Incident Action Plan (IAP) is prepared by general staff from the Planning Section.

The Planning Section is responsible for collecting, evaluating, disseminating operational information related to the incident, and maintaining information on the current and forecasted situation as well as the status of resources assigned to the incident.

From the perspective of other incident management personnel, the Planning Section is highly valued for its ability to synthesize complex information into actionable plans, ensuring that all operational activities are coordinated and every resource is optimally utilized.

The Planning Section facilitates the incident action planning process, ensuring that strategies and resource allocations are aligned with incident objectives and operational needs.