NATIONAL DISASTER MEDICAL SYSTEM (NDMS)
|Publication Date:||14 April 2016|
Purpose: This issuance:
• Defines DoD roles, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes activation procedures in support of Section 300hh-11 of Title 42, United States Code (U.S.C.) and Section 104 of Public Law 113-5, also known and referred to in this issuance as the "Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013."
• Establishes policy for DoD participation in the NDMS, a joint federal, State, and local mutual aid response system, to provide a coordinated medical response, patient movement, and definitive patient care during a military health emergency, U.S. national emergency, or U.S. domestic disaster.
• Establishes DoD support to NDMS as outlined in Title 42, U.S.C., the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act, and the NDMS Federal Partners Memorandum of Agreement.