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Rhode Island All Hazards Incident Management Team (RI-AHIMT) Type 3

Mission:   The RI AHIMT is composed of public safety professionals who are trained to augment and assist Authorities Having Jurisdiction in ongoing incident management operations. When requested and authorized to deploy, the RI AHIMT can provide local or state Emergency Operation Center support or transition activities to full Incident Command including all components and functions of Command and General Staff. The Team participates in ICS position specific training, exercises and deployments in order to provide professional and trusted incident management.

Function:   A Type 3 All Hazards Incident Management Team is used to assist jurisdictions confronted with an incident beyond its capabilities in either scope or duration. The RI AHIMT brings solid, professional support by providing:

  • Robust incident management framework to support the jurisdiction
  • Logistical management support, for securing food, housing, sanitation, transportation and equipment
  • Public information and public notification support
  • Communications planning
  • Planning support with records-keeping capabilities
  • Safety over-watch capabilities – for responders, team members and volunteers


The RI AHIMT is capable of operating in a support or lead role for a variety of incidents including large planned community activities.

If you are interested in RI AHIMT membership please request an application and Memorandum of Agreement by either email, fax or phone call to the State Exercise Training Officer: