Louisiana Hurricane Katrina (DR-1603)

Louisiana Hurricane Katrina (DR-1603)
Photo date: December 1, 2005
Photographer: FEMA / Greg Henshall
Categories: Miscellaneous, Operations, Hurricane/Tropical Storm
Chuck Smith, the Incident Commander at the new Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT) facility, described the unit's capabilities and procedures during a one-time-only press tour. To date DMORT has recovered 1,090 bodies disinterred from their gravesites by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA

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