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Summary of Procedural Considerations for the Family Assistance Center

In a mass-fatality event, procedures must be established and followed to effectively accomplish the following:

  • Collect antemortem data.

  • Conduct death notifications.

  • Coordinate and manage many volunteers.

  • Determine fiscal responsibility for expenses.

  • Dispose of common tissue.

  • Establish victims’ suffering.

  • Implement security measures.

  • Work with the media.

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Providing Relief to Families After a Mass Fatality
November 2002
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