Proven in Disaster Response

Doctors perform emergency surgery in a BLU-MED Mobile Field Hospital.
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A BLU-MED Mobile Field Hospital deployed to Haiti in 2010 to treat patients after a massive earthquake.
Interior of a BLU-MED ICU deployed in response to a humanitarian crisis near the Kenya-Somalia border.
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A BLU-MED Mobile Field Hospital deployed to Joplin, Missouri after a deadly tornado destroyed one of the city's major hospitals.
 
BLU-MED Response Systems Deployable Medical Facilities have been designed by the experienced Alaska Structures team instrumental in developing the unmatched U.S. Air Force EMEDS field hospitals, the medical shelters of choice for meeting medical and operational needs in extreme conditions around the world.
 
These state-of-the-art, fully-equipped, portable medical facilities and emergency response shelters can be rapidly deployed to the scene of a disaster to support medical and emergency management services.


PREVIOUS DISASTER RESPONSE EXPERIENCE

2014 Ebola Outbreak - Monrovia

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2013 Typhoon Haiyan - Tacloban, Philippines

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2013 SPLA Hospital - Wunjiik, South Sudan

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2013 Fukushima Earthquake & Tsunami - Japan

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2012 Syrian Refugee Camp - Mafraq, Jordan

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2012 Super Storm Sandy - New York

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2011 Somalia Refugee Camp - Dadaab, Kenya

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NPO workers front of two hospital tents
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2011 Joplin Tornado - Missouri

Deployed 8,000-square-foot BLU-MED Mobile Field Hospital in response to a deadly tornado in Joplin.
A BLU-MED Mobile Field Hospital deployed to Joplin, Missouri after a deadly tornado destroyed one of the city's major hospitals.
Exterior of a BLU-MED Mobile Field Hospital's emergency room used in the wake of a deadly 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri.

 

2011 CDC-HIV Prevention Clinic - Tanzania

BLU-Med Mobile Clinic deployed in Tanzania
Doctors in mobile hospital tent

 

2010 Leogane Earthquake - Haiti

A BLU-MED Mobile Field Hospital deployed to Haiti in 2010 to treat patients after a massive earthquake.
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Doctors hold babies delivered in BLU-MED Mobile Hospital OBGYN units in Haiti following a devastating 2010 earthquake.
BLU-MED setup team in Haiti
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2010 Bio-Bio Earthquake - Chile

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man and hospital tents in forest
Armies front of hospital tent

 

2009 United Arab Emirates-Moroccan Joint Medical Program - Morocco

Girls are walking to hospital tent
emergency tents in urban area

 

2009 L'Aquila Earthquake - Italy

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rescue team from America and Italy standing front of hospital tent
Americans and Italians standing front of medical tent
armies and rescue teams treating men in hospital tent

 

2009 FEMA-DHS Eagle Flooding - Alaska

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2008 Hurricane Ike - Texas

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2008 Sichuan Earthquake - China

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emergency tents and temporary housing in earthquake
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2005 Kashmir Earthquake - Pakistan

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medical tent in forest
parents watching over their kid in medical tent

 

2005 Hurricane Katrina - Louisiana

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BLU-MED medical shelters with environmental control units were used to treat patients in Mississippi in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

 

2004 Indian Earthquake & Tsunami, Sri Lanka

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Three emergency tents in forest

DISASTER MEDICAL FACILITIES

BLU-MED Response Systems provide a self-contained, climate-controlled, clean environment for practicing advanced-level medical care at the point of need.  Customized options include stand alone and fully-equipped packages for:

  • Hospital Surge Capability: Trauma / ER / OR / ICU / Scalable Ward Space
  • Triage and Isolation
  • Immunization and Drug Distribution
  • Ancillary Clinical Support: Oxygen Delivery / X-Ray / Lab / Pharmacy

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FACILITIES

BLU-MED Response Systems can be configured and equipped for meeting a wide range of mobile medical facility demands in the aftermath of a disaster.

 
  • Operations Center
  • Mass Evacuation Shelter
  • Victim Assistance Administration Unit
  • Temporary or Extended Housing
  • Business Continuity
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SUPPORT SERVICES

  • Training & Exercise Services
  • Vendor Managed Inventory: replenishment, maintenance, and repackaging services
 

RAPIDLY DEPLOYABLE TO MEET IMMEDIATE NEED IN THE APPROPRIATE LOCATION

BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities can be stored in space-efficient containers, ready to transport and easy to set up, or man-portable carry bags. Four trained persons can set up one medical shelter in as little as thirty minutes.


SCALABLE TO MEET CHANGING NEEDS

BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities are modular and can be easily reconfigured and quickly expanded to create large complexes as demand increases.


CLIMATE CONTROLLED TO ENSURE A SAFE MEDICAL ENVIRONMENT

BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities are climate controlled, ensuring a safe medical environment even in extreme conditions, maintaining an interior of 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C) with exterior temperatures ranging from -25°F to 140°F (-31°C to 60°C).


DURABLE TO REMAIN FUNCTIONAL THROUGHOUT THE INCIDENT PERIOD

BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities are capable of lasting the duration of a long-term event and recovery. They are engineered to withstand heavy rain, 100-mph winds and a 20-psf snow load.


VERSATILE TO ADAPT TO REGIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND OPERATIONAL NEEDS

BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities layout, electrical system, and accessory equipment can be configured for any global region or site condition.


TESTED AND PROVEN

BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities are built by Alaska Structures to exacting standards required by the U.S. military, and are proven in recent combat operations and extreme climates around the world.


THE EXCLUSIVE CHOICE OF:


PROVEN SUPPORT FOR:

U.S. Air Force · U.S. Army · U.S. Special Operations Command · National Guard · UK Ministry of Defense · United Nations · FEMA · Red Cross · DMAT · Air National Guard · Northwest FEMA Team (Pierce County Search and Rescue, WA) · The State of California · The City of Detroit · Los Angeles Port Authority · The City of Houston · The State of Idaho · The Ohio Hospital Association · The State of South Carolina · The State of Delaware · Nevada Hospital Association · Long Island Jewish Hospital, NY · The State of Utah · Missouri DMAT · Indian Air Force · Libyan Aid · Brazil Air Force · The City of Los Angeles · AmeriCares · International Medical Corps · Emirates World Humanitarian Mobile Hospital · VA Loma Linda Healthcare Systems · Suffolk County New York

OUR SHELTERS HAVE BEEN OR ARE CURRENTLY DEPLOYED IN:

Afghanistan · Iraq · Kuwait · Qatar · Saudi Arabia · Oman ·Bahrain · Turkey · Bosnia · Germany · United States · United Kingdom · Canada · Russia · Aleutian Island · Hawaii · Alaska · North Pole · Antarctica · Peru · Chile · Argentina · Colombia · Pakistan · Sri Lanka · South Sudan · Kenya · Libya · Morocco · Italy · Eritrea · Haiti · Japan · India

Learn more about BLU-MED’s deployable field hospitals (PDF).

 
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