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Providing the Big Picture During a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency via IAEA

For one week in late April, more than 200 experts from 70 countries and five international organizations will gather at IAEA headquarters to discuss the latest trends related to assessment and prognosis in response to a nuclear or radiological emergency.

The International Experts Meeting (IEM) on Assessment and Prognosis in Response to a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency will take place from 20 to 24 April. This is the ninth in a series of such meetings organised in the framework of the IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety. Participants will discuss issues, challenges and solutions, including constraints, limitations and uncertainties related to the assessment and prognosis process.

The accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan in March 2011 showed that in an emergency Member States and the public will be very interested in the assessment of the implications an emergency will have for public safety, and will request information on how the event is likely to progress, i.e. prognosis, said Elena Buglova, Head of the IAEA’s Incident and Emergency Centre (IEC).

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The meeting will cover the following topics:

  • assessment and prognosis during a nuclear emergency,
  • assessment and prognosis during a radiological emergency,
  • assessment of a nuclear or radiological emergency resulting from a nuclear security event,
  • environmental modelling and monitoring during nuclear and radiological emergencies,
  • assessment of the impact of a nuclear or radiological emergency on food, feed, drinking water and agricultural products,
  • assessment and prognosis at the international level, and
  •  provision and management of technical data to support assessment or prognosis.

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