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Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

English STI/PUB/1708 (ISBN: 978-92-0-105715-0)
102 pages ¦ 2 figures ¦ EUR 45.00 ¦ Date published: 2015


This publication jointly sponsored by the FAO IAEA ICAO ILO IMO INTERPOL OECD NEA PAHO CTBTO UNEP OCHA WHO and WMO is the new edition establishing the requirements for preparedness and response for a nuclear or radiological emergency which takes into account the latest experience and developments in the area. It supersedes the previous edition of the Safety Requirements for emergency preparedness and response Safety Standards Series No. GS R 2 which was published in 2002. This publication establishes the requirements for ensuring an adequate level of preparedness and response for a nuclear or radiological emergency irrespective of its cause. These Safety Requirements are intended to be used by governments emergency response organizations other authorities at the local regional and national levels operating organizations and the regulatory body as well as by relevant international organizations at the international level.

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