Earthquake ^ Tsunami - Pago Pago, American Samoa, October 5, 2009 -- Captain Michael Bryce, U. S. Public Health Service, directs an emergency vehicle toward a Coast Guard plane. An infant was required to be evacuated from American Samoa to Hawaii due to the earthquake and tsunami. DMATs are part of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Disaster Medical System which supports hospitals and other medical and public health needs of communities during disasters such as the earthquake and tsunami disaster in American Samoa. FEMA/Casey Deshong