AR-1 DMAT is a member of the National Disaster Medical System that functions under the Department of Health and Human Services for the United States of America. Our team is made up of doctors, nurses, paramedics, EMT's, and pharmacists, as well as communications, safety, security and logistical personnel.
The team meets every other month of the year for training, planning and evaluation of our skills. Our team comes out ready to work hard and help the people involved in any type disaster, whether natural or man-made.
AR-1 is proud to have helped thousands of people through its history including deployments to New York for 9/11 and New Orleans for Katrina. No matter how big or small Arkansas-1 is ready.
Our Mission - We provide state of the art medical care under any conditions at a disaster site, in transit from the impacted area, and into participating definitive care facilities.
Who we are -
- Medical specialists, logistics, administrative and support personnel.
- National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) Component
- National Response Plan Element
- Federally supported and funded
- Headquartered in Little Rock, AR.
- Intermittent Federal employees of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Last Updated (Monday, 19 December 2011 19:35)
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