Preparedness and Response to Nuclear or Radiological Incidents and Emergencies
The Incident and Emergency Centre (IEC) is the global focal point for emergency preparedness and response for nuclear and radiological safety or security related incidents, emergencies, threats or events of media interest and the world’s centre for coordination of international emergency preparedness and response assistance.
Within the framework an international EPR system consisting of the IAEA, Member States and International Intergovernmental Organizations has been established.
The IEC assists Member States to enhance their own preparedness for response to a nuclear or radiological incident and emergency.
The IEC maintains a 24-hour contact point for notification and requests for assistance.
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