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Description
Capital Area Provider Teams
The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Capital Area Provider (CAP) teams provide medical and public health resources and assistance in the National Capital Region (NCR) during special events and other supported activities. They were created with a primary mission to augment the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP) medical staff supplying care during events at the United States Capitol.
Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT)
Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMATs) are an asset of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) and are composed of professional and para-professional medical personnel, supported by pharmacists, logistical and administrative staff that provide medical care during a disaster or other special events.
Indian Health Services Resources
The Indian Health Service (IHS) is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for American Indians and Alaskan Natives (AI/AN) people.  Its goal is to raise the health status of AI/AN peoples and their communities by providing a comprehensive health service delivery system to members of 566 federally recognized Tribes located across 36 U.S. States. 
International Medical Surgical Response Teams (IMSuRT)
International Medical/Surgical Response Teams (IMSuRT) are intended to be deployed at the request of the Department of State to treat United States (U.S.) citizens injured as a result of terrorism. A typical team configuration would consist of 50 members with flexible and mobile equipment, supplies, and pharmaceuticals. The primary OCONUS mission is to stabilize and prepare victims for medical evacuation back to the U.S.
Medical Reserve Corps Program
The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) program is a national network of MRC units comprised of volunteers, organized locally to improve the health and safety of their communities. The MRC network includes close to 1,000 community-based units and over 200,000 volunteers located throughout the United States and its territories
Mobile Acute Care Response Teams (MAC-T)
The Mobile Acute Care Team (MAC-T) is responsible for providing critical care medical support to public health emergencies and disasters when local resources are non-existent, overwhelmed or otherwise inaccessible. The primary mission of the MAC-T is to provide critical care staging at a Disaster Aeromedical Staging Facility (DASF) in support of the Department of Defense (DoD) or Department of State (DoS). Secondary missions include patient evacuation using alternate methods of transport and ICU/PACU/ED decompression.
Rapid Deployment Forces
The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Rapid Deployment Forces (RDF) provides resources and assistance to State, Tribal and local health authorities throughout the United States. They were created in 2006 as part of the National Response Framework’s ESF-8 public health and medical asset provisions. Like all Commissioned Corps response teams, they may be deployed in response to an ESF-8 or non- ESF-8 public health emergency.