Planning Guidance for Response to a Nuclear Detonation
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM)
  • Date posted: 12 June 2013

The National Security Staff Interagency Policy Coordination Subcommittee for Preparedness and Response to Radiological and Nuclear Threats developed this guidance to provide emergency planners with nuclear detonation specific response recommendations to maximize the preservation of life in the event of ... Read More

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
  • Source: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
  • Date posted: 12 June 2013

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 ... Read More

Day 30: The Impact of Mass Evacuations on Host Communities Following Nuclear Terrorism
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
  • Date posted: 12 June 2013

This white paper was prepared  by the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness for the workshop on Nationwide Response to an Improvised  Nuclear Device Attack. The workshop was held January 23-24, 2013 and was ... Read More

Role of Regional Healthcare Coalitions in Managing and Coordinating Disaster Response
  • Item type: Not Specified
  • Source: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
  • Date posted: 12 June 2013

A white paper prepared by Dr. Dan Hanfling for the January 23-24, 2013 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 together ... Read More

Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
  • Date posted: 12 June 2013

This study, which focused primarily upon the hazards posed by radioactive fallout, used detailed fallout predictions from several advanced models developed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  The results of the modeling and analysis showed that the largest potential for ... Read More

Prioritization of Laboratory Samples Following a Radiological Event: Considerations
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Alliance for Radiation Readiness
  • Date posted: 27 November 2012

After a radiological event, many questions may need to be answered to help health officials mitigate a public health crisis, such as: Where did the fallout spread? Did it impact crops, livestock, or water supplies? Who was exposed, to what, ... Read More

Recommendations for the Follow-Up Assessment of Contaminated Travelers by Radiation Control Health Physics Staff
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 30 August 2012

State radiation control program health physicists often perform the follow-up assessment of contaminated travelers in coordination with the local or state health department. The CDC has released these recommendations for conducting the follow-up assessments. The follow-up assessment should consist of ... Read More

Recommendations for Follow-up of Travelers
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 30 August 2012

CDC published recommendations for public health follow-up of travelers identified as contaminated with radioactive material by Customs and Border Protection at U.S. Ports of Entry. Read More

Responding to a Radiation Emergency- A Population Monitoring Toolkit
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors
  • Date posted: 05 June 2012

This population monitoring toolkit provides a comprehensive resource for professionals responding in the immediate aftermath of a radiation emergency. Read More

The Status of State-level Radiation Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities, 2010
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
  • Date posted: 01 June 2012

Public health preparedness activities have often focused on detection, identification, and response to the intentional release of microbial agents of human disease. Local and state health agencies are less experienced with non-microbial agents, such as chemical and radiologic threats. Nevertheless, ... Read More