Nuclear & Radiological Disasters

Information about and recommendations for improving medical and public health response to nuclear terrorism and nuclear radiation disasters.

Rad Resilient City
Preparedness Checklist

The Rad Resilient City Preparedness Checklist converts the latest federal guidance and technical reports into 7 clear, actionable steps that communities can take now to protect residents from radioactive fallout.

The Checklist is presented in a workbook format that is available on line as an interactive PDF and in a companion website.

The workbook includes an implementation plan for cities, guidance for using buildings as shelters, a community preparedness education plan, and strategies for developing effective public messages that could save lives. Go to

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