State seeks DMAT volunteers

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The state of Nebraska is seeking 50 volunteers to serve on a disaster medical assistance team (DMAT). The goal is to eventually have 150 members on the team.


Clinical team members being sought include:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • EMTs
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Chaplains
  • Security
  • Safety personnel
  • Plus others needed to support the team

Operational support:

  • Communications, logistics, administration
  • Self-contained/self-supporting for 3 to 5 days
  • Typical deployment is 2 weeks

DMAT capabilities:

  • Augment local medical care
  • Force protection, worker health and safety
  • Medical and minor surgical stabilization
  • Continued care and monitoring
  • Evacuation to definite medical care
  • Are pre-staged if possible
  • Have regional equipment caches


For more information, contact Jill Huskey at .