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After a Natural Disaster, Nuclear Technology Helps with Recovery

Following recent devastating natural disasters in Ecuador, Nepal, Peru and — just last year — the Caribbean and Mexico, the IAEA was quick to provide medical and other forms of assistance using nuclear technology to help countries maintain essential services in the aftermath. Read more →

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Technical Meeting on Radiation Detection Instruments for Nuclear Security

Radiation cannot be detected by human senses. Special equipment is needed to discover nuclear and other radioactive material. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Sees High Commitment to Safety at Ghana's Research Reactor After HEU to LEU Fuel Conversion

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of Ghana’s research reactor has demonstrated a high commitment to safety following the conversion of the reactor core to use low enriched uranium (LEU) as fuel instead of high enriched uranium (HEU). Read more →

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Azerbaijan: IAEA Director General Highlights Nuclear Techniques for Development

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano highlighted increased technical cooperation with Azerbaijan in areas such as agriculture, nuclear medicine for cancer control and prevention, the importance of having qualified medical physicists and the support provided for the establishment of a research reactor during his visit to Baku, Azerbaijan, this week. Read more →

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IAEA Director General Reviews Use of Nuclear Technologies in Georgia

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met President Giorgi Margvelashvili of Georgia this week, following the country's deposit, on 10 April, of its Instrument of Accession to the Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency. Read more →

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