Implications of an Improvised Nuclear Device Detonation on Command and Control for Surrounding Regions at the Local, State, and Federal Levels

  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Date Posted: 12 June 2013
  • Source: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

This white paper was prepared by David A. Pasquale and Richard G. Hansen for a workshop on Nationwide Response to an Improvised Nuclear Device Attack, hosted by the Institute of Medicine’s Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events with the National Association of County and City Health Officials. The paper discusses command and control issues relating to the operation of Incident Command Posts and Emergency Operations Centers in the surrounding jurisdictions following the detonation of an IND.

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