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SMAT III

SMAT III

Mission Statement

To provide a rapid victim decontamination and mass casualty medical management service at the local, regional, or state level to assist with disaster management.

Operational Functions  

To provide a first line of defense locally, assist at hospitals, or be deployed within region or state at the request of NC Division of Emergency Management (NCEM) through the statewide mutual aid agreement. To provide local decontamination/medical treatment teams (Type III) that could rapidly assist/start decontamination operations on victims from a chemical exposure or other potential incidents that require decontamination.