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What does VARDT stand for?

VARDT stands for Victim Assistance Rapid Deployment Team

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The FBI’s Office for Victim Assistance (OVA), established in 2001, provides a variety of support services to victims/family members, first responders, investigative teams, and other operational elements. OVA assets available to support active shooter incidents include our field office victim specialists and members of our Victim Assistance Rapid Deployment Team.
Federal Family and Victim Assistance OperationsNTSB/FBI Victim Assistance Rapid Deployment Team.
Federal Family and Victim Assistance OperationsNTSB/FBI Victim Assistance Rapid Deployment Team.
"It's a very demanding process," Porter says of the victim-assistance rapid-deployment teams. "These people who volunteer to be on this have to be able to leave in a moment's notice, almost. They have to be on call 24/7.
Now imagine an incident on a grander scale—like a terrorist attack or a large plane crash. To prepare, the FBI in 2004 formed the Victim Assistance Rapid Deployment Team.
But it didn't end there. Our Minneapolis division also called up a team of 10 victim specialists from neighboring offices to help victims and their families steer through the chaos that crime so often leaves in its wake. The specialists, all highly trained in crisis intervention, assisted agents interviewing victims, helped establish impromptu mental health sites, and worked alongside local officials to help shield victims from the inconvenient realities of funerals, transportation, lodging, and the media. Now imagine an incident on a grander scale ? like a terrorist attack or a large plane crash. To prepare, the FBI in 2004 formed the Victim Assistance Rapid Deployment Team.
S. residents who are experiencing psychological distress as a result of natural or man-made disasters, incidents of mass violence, or any other disasters. Seeking Information About the Investigation The Terrorism and Special Jurisdictions Program (TSJP) in the Office for Victim Assistance (OVA) of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) manages the FBI’s operational victim assistance response to terrorist attacks inside the United States, criminal transportation disasters, and other mass casualty crimes. The TSJP consists of a highly specialized team of clinical and medical social workers, a forensic/mortuary affairs family liaison, and an operational psychologist with expertise in hostage victim recovery and reintegration. The Victim Assistance Rapid Deployment Team.