Following a mass-fatality incident, families of individuals who have died are looking for many answers. Often, their first and most pressing question is, "Where is my loved one?" The process to recover and identify remains can be difficult and often time-consuming. In some cases, disaster teams, comprised of medical examiners, law enforcement, dentists, forensic experts and funeral directors, are deployed to help. Tim Schramm, owner and CEO of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home in Taylor and Dearborn, Michigan, and commander of the Michigan Mortuary Response Team, is among those who will respond to mass-fatality incidents, whether in his home state of Michigan, or elsewhere in the country. 


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