What to do in a radiological emergency

This site provides guidance for first responders on how to respond to a radiological emergency. The guidance is based on the IAEA Manual for first responders to a radiological emergency.


Caution: This guidance should only be used once it has been integrated with national and local emergency arrangements including translation; revision to be consistent with local organizations and concepts of operation; training conducted and finally tested during drills and exercises. Although great care has been taken to maintain the accuracy of information on this site, neither the IAEA nor its Member States assume any responsibility for consequences, which may arise from its use.

For further information, please contact the IAEA Incident and Emergency Centre.

| Last update: Tuesday, 09 December, 2014.