Guidance for Traveler Screening at Ports of Entry Following an International Radiological Incident
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR)
  • Date posted: 14 May 2018

The National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) developed this guide as an introduction to screening travelers arriving at U.S. ports of entry (POE) who may be contaminated with or exposed to radioactive material following an international radiological incident. The information ... Read More

Community Reception Center Electronic Data Collection Tool (CRC eTool)
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 16 March 2018

A radiation incident affecting a large population will require local response authorities to establish one or more population monitoring and decontamination facilities to assess people for exposure, contamination, and the need for decontamination or other medical follow-up. These facilities are ... Read More

A Decision Makers Guide: Medical Planning and Response for a Nuclear Detonation
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
  • Date posted: 16 March 2018

Successful detonation of an improvised nuclear device would be a catastrophic event, causing an unprecedented number of injuries and lives lost, as well as economic, political, and social disruption. However, an effective medical response and an infrastructure prepared to protect ... Read More

Readiness for Radiological and Nuclear Events among Emergency Medical Personnel
  • Item type: Research Material
  • Source: Frontiers
  • Date posted: 23 January 2018

Among medical providers, even though radiological and nuclear events are recognized as credible threats, there is a lack of knowledge and fear about the medical consequences among medical personnel which could significantly affect the treatment of patients injured and/or contaminated ... Read More

February 2018 NARR Quarterly Call
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR)
  • Date posted: 23 January 2018

The January 2018 National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) Quarterly Call included the following presentations: Ballistic Missile Preparedness by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Radiation Public Communication Tools by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Read More

Public Health Radiological/Nuclear Preparedness Webinar – August 2017
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 05 January 2018

On August 24, 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of State and Local Readiness in the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response sponsored a webinar to discuss priority public health actions for state and local ... Read More

Disaster Preparedness to Promote Community Resilience: Information and Tools for Homeless Service Providers and Disaster Professionals
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Date posted: 04 December 2017

This toolkit offers resources and guidance to help emergency and public health officials, homeless service providers, and health care providers connect with each other and plan for the disaster needs of people experiencing homelessness in their communities. The Toolkit is ... Read More

Protective Action Area Map Templates
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Date posted: 04 December 2017

Protective Action Area Map Templates offer a starting point for state, local and tribal governments to provide protective action guidance quickly to a population in a specific geographical area during a radiological or nuclear emergency. Each template provides: Space to ... Read More

Protective Action Questions & Answers for Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies: A companion document to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Protective Action Guide (PAG) Manual
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Date posted: 04 December 2017

The questions and answers in this document are intended to help emergency planners prepare public communications prior to and during a radiological emergency. This document is designed to be worked into emergency response plans and standard operating procedures. Based on ... Read More

Protective Action Guides and Planning Guidance for Radiological Incidents
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Date posted: 04 December 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed this manual to assist public officials in planning for emergency response to radiological incidents. This Manual provides recommended numerical protective action guides (PAGs) for the principal protective actions available to public officials ... Read More