6. Prepared by (Communications Unit Leader): Name: Signature:
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Updated by FDA 2/2011
Incident Communications Plan Purpose. The Incident Communications Plan (ICS 205) provides contact information for all incident personnel. The ICS 205 indicates methods of contact for personnel assigned to the incident (phone numbers, pager numbers, radio frequencies, etc.) and functions as an incident directory.
Preparation. The ICS 205 is prepared by the Communications Unit Leader and given to the Planning Section Chief for inclusion in the Incident Action Plan. This form should be updated each operational period.
Distribution. The ICS 205 is duplicated and attached to the Incident Objectives (ICS 202) and given to all recipients as part of the Incident Action Plan (IAP). All completed original forms must be given to the Documentation Unit. If this form contains sensitive information such as cell phone numbers, it should be clearly marked in the header that it contains sensitive information and is not for public release.
If additional pages are needed, use a blank ICS 205 and repaginate as needed.