Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team

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Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team

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DMORT

A specially trained group of citizens trained to evaluate deceased victims of natural and man-made disasters and to provide them with mortuary services. DMORT members participate in the evaluation of the cause of mass deaths, in the identification of the dead, and in the processing and disposition of remains.
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DMORT provided the mortuary affairs Soldiers with a unique opportunity for technical growth and hands-on experience in the remains identification process.
DMORT is divided into 10 geographical teams and is aligned with the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security.
About 160 DMORT volunteers from around the country are working out of the FEMA disaster morgue in St.
DMORT has several family assistance stations in Louisiana and Mississippi, where family members can bring in dental records, DNA samples and other items to be compared with information gathered by the team.
Government Agency's; Homeland Security, FEMA, and DMORT (Disaster Mortuary Team).
Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Teams (DMORTs) are composed of medical examiners, coroners, pathologists, forensic dentists, radiologists, mental health counselors, funeral directors and support personnel.