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Date Venue Fees
20 - 24 Feb 2023 Dubai - UAE $5,950
25 - 29 Sep 2023 London - UK $5,950
Course Description

Seminar Overview

This GLOMACS Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) training seminar provides the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills of identified personnel in crisis and emergency scene examination to meet the demands of mass fatality incidents through a natural disaster, terrorism, civil unrest, accident or deliberate act.

It is underpinned by the philosophies of the Interpol DVI guidelines and to prepare the participants for the challenges of attending and working on mass fatality incidents in both a national and international scenario. This will enable the participants to develop a thorough appreciation of the critical aspects of effective operational working in major non-routine events involving mass fatalities.

This GLOMACS training seminar will highlight:

  • Key roles and responsibilities involved in Disaster Victim Identification
  • The importance of completing the Interpol documentation for the Identification Commission
  • Describe how Ante-mortem and Post-mortem samples should be packaged to ensure the integrity and evidential continuity
  • The possible forensic evidence types available from disaster scenes
  • Apply the Interpol Identification Standards to sample collection

Objectives

By the end of this GLOMACS training seminar, the participants will learn to:

  • Define the main duties and core tasks of roles within a Disaster Victim Identification team
  • Compile the necessary documentation required by international protocol
  • Identify the scientific methods used in identifying deceased victims and human remains in a mass fatality incident
  • Define how Ante-mortem and Post-mortem samples should be packaged to ensure the integrity and evidential continuity
  • Describe the importance of the INTERPOL Identification Standards
  • Appraise the risks of misidentification and how this should be avoided

Who Should Attend?

This GLOMACS Disaster Victim Identification training seminar is a suitably wide range of professionals who may be possibly involved in disaster recovery events but will significantly benefit: 

  • Police Officers
  • NGO Workers
  • Medical Doctors
  • Legal Practitioners
  • Forensic Scientists
  • Emergency Planners
  • Accident Investigators
  • Family Liaison Officers
  • Immigration and Customs Officers
  • Any other agency tasked with investigating crime
  • Emergency Response Personnel (Police, Fire, and Ambulance)
Course Outline
  • Introduction to mass fatality incidents (DVI): Definitions, Categorisations, and History
  • Role of INTERPOL with respect DVI
  • Roles and responsibilities of DVI personnel
  • Health and Safety during DVI incidents
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) Requirements
  • Recovering and Identifying the deceased and human repairs
  • Ante-mortem, Post-mortem, and Reconciliation procedures
  • The potential personal impact of DVI incidents on responders
  • Inquests and inquiries, purpose, and judicial inquiries
  • Humanitarian aspects of emergency management
  • Techniques and strategies employed at terrorist crime scenes
Certificates
  • On successful completion of this training course, GLOMACS Certificate with eligible Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) from National Registry of CPE Sponsor, will be awarded to the delegates
  • Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) : In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsor, one CPE credit is granted per 50 minutes of attendance
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