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What does DMORT stand for?

DMORT stands for Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (US Public Health Service)

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Mortuary Affairs Teams Operation Unified Response in Haiti was the first time Army mortuary affairs assets and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT) operated jointly to locate, recover, identify, and return the remains of U.
for the Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team.
But when catastrophe hits, she becomes an active member of the federal Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team, or DMORT, a group of about 1,400 coroners, funeral directors, dentists, anthropologists and forensics experts who help recover and identify the bodies of those killed in large-scale disasters, whether natural or man-made.
According to Gary Hargrove, Coroner in charge of the Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT), Harrison County, Mississippi, "Shortly after Hurricane Katrina struck the Mississippi Gulf Coast, employees of VeriChip Corporation arrived in Harrison County to provide assistance with the VeriTrace system.
Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT) are utilizing VeriChip's identification technology to integrate identification of the unidentified deceased with a database provided by the County and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation so that loved ones may access the information to identify missing family members that may have perished in this disaster.