Kilbane, E.M. (2015). Fatality Management Federal Perspective: Operational Medicine/National Disaster Medical System. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
Emergency Support Function #8 of the National Response Framework establishes the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as the lead and coordinating agency for federal response in disasters for Fatality Management. This PowerPoint presentation addresses the Federal role in fatality management and provides an overview of priorities during the immediate, response, and recovery phases of a mass fatality event.