“Disaster Victim Identification”: An Advanced Forensic Approach in Mass Fatalities: A Review Article

  • Tanha Khan Post Graduate Student, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, India.
  • Chandni Gupta Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, India.
  • Arpan Manna Post Graduate Student, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, India.
  • Vasundhara Post Graduate Student, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, India.
  • M. K. Sunil Professor and Head, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, India.
  • Pallavi Gupta Intern Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, India.
Keywords: Disaster Victim Identification, PMCT, DNA, Fingerprints

Abstract

Nowadays disasters are common, may it be natural, accidental, or a result of terrorism, causing the loss of numerous lives. In such disasters, it becomes necessary for the forensic experts to identify the victims and aid in the return of recovered human remains to the victim’s family. Today various methods are used for Disaster Victim Identification (DVI), which is making this process of identification rapid.

Published
2021-03-10