Accession Number:

ADA272376

Title:

National Disaster Medical System (NDMS)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (HEALTH AFFAIRS) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-12-28

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

This Directive 1. Implements reference a. 2. Defines the military health care role, as stated in reference b, by establishing DoD policy for DoD participation in the NDMS. a. The NDMS is a joint Federal, State, and local mutual aid organization for a coordinated medical response in time of war, U.S. national emergency, or major U.S. domestic disaster. b. Other Federal Agencies that share responsibilities include the Department of Health and Human Services DHHS, the Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA, and the Veterans Administration VA. c. The NDMS supersedes reference c.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE