Arrangements for Preparedness for a Nuclear or Radiological

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The reader should review Ref. [3] for a comprehensive discussion of the factors that should be considered when preparing to make the necessary arrangements to develop and maintain these infrastructural elements. 45 6. 1. 14) require each response organization to prepare an emergency plan for coordinating and performing their assigned response functions. As defined in the IAEA Safety Glossary, an emergency plan should contain a concept of operations. 2. The concept of operations should be a brief description of the ideal response to an emergency.

It should be recognized that this applies to any event perceived as an emergency by the public or the media. 5. The arrangements for facilities in threat categories I, II and III should be established with the goal of meeting the time objectives given in Appendix VI. 6. Programmes to deal with the longer term impact of an emergency should be carefully developed according to internationally accepted criteria, and social, psychological and economic factors should be considered. Methods for compensation (if any) should be carefully considered and targeted at compensating for the tangible consequences of the emergency.

2]. 48. Agricultural countermeasures and longer term protective actions are countermeasures and protective actions that do not need to be implemented promptly to be effective, and include: — Relocation; — Longer term agricultural29 countermeasures and remedial actions; — Longer term countermeasures relating to international trade; — Medical follow-up; — Decontamination of areas and their return to normal use. 49. These actions are intended to avert doses delivered over long periods (months to years) or to anticipate and detect medical conditions that may only appear years later.

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