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ID
12-508-1249
Name
Fatality Management Victim Information Center Team
Status
Published
Updated
11/18/2019 2:38:44 PM
Released
06/19/2018
Description
The Fatality Management (FM) Victim Information Center (VIC) Team collects and manages information about missing persons and coordinates antemortem investigation, information gathering, and recording, under the authority of the presiding law enforcement and medico-legal agencies
Resource Category
Medical and Public Health
Primary Core Capability
Fatality Management Services
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Team
Overall Function
The FM VIC Team: 1. Establishes and operates a VIC 2. Collects and manages missing persons information within the VIC 3. Coordinates or supports call center operations for reports from the public about status of missing persons 4. Secures and maintains all records about disaster fatalities in accordance with the Authority Having Jurisdiction's (AHJ) policies and procedures 5. Collects and manages antemortem medical and dental records and biometric records, such as fingerprints 6. Operated under the direction of law enforcement and Medical Examiner/Coroner (ME/C)
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this team, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment 2. Team members work in six-day rotations 3. Requestor orders the Disaster Portable Morgue Unit (DPMU) equipment and supply cache separately from this team, and the FM VIC Team has access to applicable portions of DPMU cache for its mission
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
MINIMUM PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 127
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) Type 1 FM VIC Team Leader
SUPPORT PERSONNEL PER TEAMAdditional Call Taker Specialists and Interview Specialists may be ordered as single resources based on the size and scope of the incident.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – NIMS Type 1 FM Information Collection Coordinator 5 – NIMS Type 1 FM Call Taker Specialist 7 – NIMS Type 1 FM Interview Specialist 2 – NIMS Type 1 FM Volunteer Training Specialist 1 – NIMS Type 1 FM Behavioral Health Chaplaincy Specialist or NIMS Type 2 Behavioral Health Specialist 1 – NIMS Type 1 FM VIC Data/Records Coordinator 1 – NIMS Type 1 FM Dental/Medical Records Acquisition Specialist 5 – NIMS Type 1 FM Data Entry Specialist 2 – NIMS Type 1 FM Records Management Specialist 1 – NIMS Type 1 FM VIC Documentation Specialist
Information Technology Equipment Per TeamThe software assists with forensic data assessments and includes spreadsheets and database programs.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 126 – Laptop computer and software 19 – Scanner 3 – Printer 19 – Bar code/QR reader capability or other method to track records
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Equipment Per Team MemberThe following regulations address PPE: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.120: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.134: Respiratory Protection, and OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.1030: Bloodborne Pathogens.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1PPE is mission specific and may include: 1. Respirators 2. Eye protection 3. Gloves 4. Protective footwear
COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 114 – Short-range, two-way portable radio 28 – Cell phone 1 – Satellite phone
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Fatality Management Morgue Processing Team
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Behavioral Health Chaplaincy Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 509: Behavioral Health Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Call Taker Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Data Entry Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Dental/Medical Records Acquisition Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Information Collection Coordinator
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Interview Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Records Management Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Victim Information Center Data/Records Coordinator
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Victim Information Center Documentation Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Victim Information Center Team Leader
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Volunteer Training Specialist
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.120: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, latest edition adopted
OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.134: Respiratory Protection, latest edition adopted
OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.1030: Bloodborne Pathogens, latest edition adopted