Presenting a Class on Nuclear Terrorism - Lessons Learned


J. A. Johnson, H. R. Meyer, J. Cain


Training emergency personnel to respond to nuclear terrorism took on an air of immediacy following the attacks on the World Trade Center and the threat of further terrorist attacks. While expert teams have been prepared for some time to respond to nuclear incidents, local first responders and other emergency personnel are, for the most part, not adequately trained to handle such events.


This abstract was presented at the 36th Annual Midyear Meeting, "Radiation Safety Aspects of Homeland Security and Emergency Response", Radiological Incidents, Part 1 Session, 1/26/2003 - 1/29/2003, held in San Antonio, TX.

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