Mass Fatality and Casualty Incidents: A Field Guide, Second by Robert A. Jensen

By Robert A. Jensen

The first significant ebook on mass fatality administration while it was once released in 1999, the hot variation of this bestseller is drastically revised and multiplied. 8 new chapters contain such issues as overseas assets, multi-national occasions, information administration, identity administration, repatriation, mass burial, and administration of infected human continues to be. This revision relies on global occasions of the previous 15 years, a lot of which the writer controlled. It contains extended details on morgue operations, displays expanding sensitivity to cultural transformations, and gives the newest course for dealing with the media.

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If they understand that your motivations are geared toward doing the right thing, most of them will support the actions. Remember that what you are dealing with was once a human being. When discussing actions, formulating plans, and talking with families, press, and the general public, remember you are referring to bodies or body parts. Be careful in your terminology — referring to the mass fatality morgue as operating on an “assembly-line format” would be insensitive. Remains are not items to be run down an assembly line.

These contacts have enriched my life and serve to remind me the value of what I do. However, that is after the incident. During the incident response, the focus should be on maintaining a nonemotional involvement. In incidents where responders stand a good chance of knowing and recognizing a victim, such as in smaller communities, or an accident, or attack on a government building, managers must be especially aware of responders and themselves identifying with the victims and /or becoming emotionally involved.

Remains continue to arrive at the morgue. • Media briefings are conducted. • Family briefings are conducted. • Families start to gather at the joint family assistance center. They are interviewed privately and detailed questionnaires about the missing are completed. These questionnaires will give detailed information such as a physical description about those presumed to be dead, names and addresses of dentists, doctors, and other primary caregivers who can provide preexisting records to aid in the identification.

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