“We must prepare to minimize the damage and recover from any future terrorist attacks that may occur despite our best efforts at prevention. Past experience has shown that preparedness efforts are key to providing an effective response to major terrorist incidents and natural disasters. Therefore, we need a comprehensive national system to bring together and command all necessary response assets quickly and effectively. We must equip, train, and exercise many different response units to mobilize for any emergency without warning”.—National Strategy for Homeland SecurityWhy do we need NIMS?Is NIMS the one-size fits-all response to incidents big or small?Has it improved how as a Nation we respond to a disaster? Give examples good and/or bad.