Journal of Civil Defense
In this Issue
- “Food and Water” p. 3-4
- “Expedient Sheltering” p. 5-7
- “Small Alternative Energy” p. 12-15
TACDA would like to pass this information along to those who might be interested in attending:
Radiological Emergency Planning: Terrorism, Security, and Communication
July 29 – August 2, 2013 | Boston, MA | $2,500
This program brings together leaders in the field of emergency preparedness and planning to explore the basic principles for creating a comprehensive radiation emergency plan. Drawing from years of direct experience, faculty members will divulge lessons learned in preparing for, responding to, and communicating about radiation emergencies. By providing practical tools and guidelines, this course will prepare participants to plan for and respond to a radiological event, whether at the state, local, or individual facility level.
- Apply the basic principles and requirements for a comprehensive radiation emergency plan
- Comply with changes in roles and responsibilities in support of the Homeland Security effort
- Employ a decision-making matrix to assist in state and local reaction plans for a radiological emergency
- Incorporate lessons learned regarding communications into your emergency response plan
- Understand the need for, and application of, protective action guides in emergency planning
- Medically manage the casualties of a radiological incident without significant increase in risk to first responder and first receiver staff
If you or anyone at TACDA has questions about the course, please let me know.
Peter J. Bretton
Executive and Continuing Professional Education
Note to new members:
If you are purchasing a new TACDA membership and would like to purchase items from our online store, the items must be purchased after the membership has been processed in order to receive the member savings.