FUKUSHIMA Lives on the Line

Fukushima Prefecture’s ManagementDMATs at the ReadyOn March 20, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital admits 26 patients and treats them in the entry hall.35 Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMATs) with 180 members gathering from across the countryWith the nuclear accident caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, the transfer of patients from hospitals within the 30-km zone became necessary. FMU played the role of a base or transit point for transfer patients and worked with DMATs for this purpose.