U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Resource: Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT)–Burn Specialty
Category: Health & Medical (ESF #8)
Kind: Team
Minimum Capabilities (Component) Minimum Capabilities
(Metric)
Type I Type II Type III Type IV Other
Variable number of personnel; includes medical providers with specialty training/skills in management of burn patients (NOTE 1) Deployment Readiness; Staffing; Equipment Status;Training Status; Patient Treatment Capacity Deploy to site within 24 hours of notification with all necessary staff and equipment; Function for
72 hours in austere locations without resupply
Deploy to site within 24 hours of notification with all necessary staff; Function in existing fixed facility using facility´s equipment and supplies (NOTE 2) Personnel roster only; May be less than full complement    
Shelters, Equipment, and Supplies Logistics Status Full complement Limited to specialized items for burns None    

Comment:

None.

 


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