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National Disaster Medical System

Date of Publication

10/20/2011

Definition

A coordinated partnership between Departments of Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Defense, and Veterans Affairs established for the purpose of responding to the needs of casualties of a public health emergency.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 5154.06: Armed Services Medical Regulating

Related Glossary Terms

National Disaster Medical System

Last Updated: December 11, 2019

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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