In 2017, the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory collaborated with First Responders, the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) to publish the Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) Response Guidance: Planning for the First 100 Minutes. This document is designed to encourage comprehensive radiological preparedness and assist first responders and local jurisdictions to both operationalize and implement best practices for RDD detonation response. In addition to publishing the written guidance document, NUSTL worked in partnership with DOE’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to depict the information through animated videos as an additional responder training tool on RDD response missions and tactics. Agencies, states, cities, and responders are encouraged to share the animations with their teams, colleagues, and partners so they can use the videos as a reference to visualize and understand the guidance.
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Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) Response Guidance Planning for the First 100 Minutes Videos
Last Updated: 03/29/2021