Nuclear Resources

Nuclear Response Plan
Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism
Ventura County Nuclear Explosion Response Plan

Reducing Consequences of Nuclear Detonation(Citizen Corps)
Rad Resilient City Preparedness Checklist (Center for Biosecurity of UPMC)
Social, Psychological, and Behavioral Responses to a Nuclear Detonation in a US City: Implications for Health Care Planning and Delivery (Disaster Med Public Health Preparedness. 2011;5:S54-S64)
Key Reponse Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
The Evolving Nuclear Weapon Threat To Society (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center) 

Improvised Nuclear Device Response and Recovery: Communicating in the Immediate Aftermath (FEMA) 

Emergency Responders' Tools

Biodosimetry tools
Managing radiation casualties
Responding to a nuclear detonation
Planning Guidance for Response to a Nuclear Detonation, Second Edition, June 2010 
A Plan for Incorporating Local Volunteer Radiation Professionals into Existing Health Volunteer Programs to Assist in Population Monitoring
Software Tools for Radiation Event Response 

"Bounding the Problem: Updated Models of the Effects of a Nuclear Detonation in a Major City" 
presented by Brooke Buddemeier, Global Security Directorate of LLNL, May 19, 2011, Washington, DC.

Ionizing radiation - standards (OSHA) 

Radiation Safety

Physics and radiation safety

Factors that decrease dose from exposure: Time, distance, shielding
DOE, Office of Worker Safety and Health - Radiation protection policy (DOE)

Public Health Issues

Role of public health after radiation events

National, State, and Hospital Planning

National Response Framework
National Planning Scenarios 
National Incident Management System (NIMS) 
Incident Command System (ICS)
Hospital Incident Management System 
State and hospital planning for radiation disasters

Incident Command System (ICS)

Incident Command System (ICS)
Incident Command System (OSHA)    

Federal Protective Action Guides (PAGS) for Radiation Events: Key Federal Documents

Federal Protective Action Guides (PAGS) for radiation events: key federal documents 
Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program Emergency Responder Radioactive Material Quick Reference Sheet (DOE Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program, Health Physics Society)
IAEA Portable Digital Tool for Assisting First Responders to a Radiological Emergency (IAEA)
Schools and terrorism, A supplement to The National Advisory Committee on Children and Terrorism (recommendations to the HHS Secretary, July 12, 2003)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Responding to a Radiological or Nuclear Terrorism Incident: A Guide for Decision Makers (NCRP Report No. 165), Bethesda, MD, 2010.
Key elements of preparing emergency responders for nuclear and radiological terrorism (NCRP Commentary No. 19), Bethesda, MD, December 2005.
Approaches to risk management in remediation of radioactively contaminated sites (NCRP Report No. 146), Bethesda, MD, 2004.
Management of terrorist events involving radioactive material (NCRP Report No. 138), Bethesda, MD, 2001. 
Advising the public about radiation emergencies (NCRP Commentary No. 10), National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, Bethesda, MD, 1994.
Developing Radiation Emergency Plans for Academic, Medical or Industrial Facilities (NCRP Report No. 111), National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, Bethesda, MD, 1991.
Criteria for use in preparedness and response for a nuclear or radiological emergency, General Safety Guide, No. GSG-2 (FAO, IAEA, ILO, PAHO, WHO, March 2011)
Joint Radiation Emergency Management Plan of the International Organizations (European Commission, Europol, January 1, 2010) 
Technical Tools (IAEA) 
Global Nuclear Response Network Launches (IAEA, 2008) 
Portable First Responder Assistant - A Tool for First Responders to a Radiological Emergency (IAEA, 2008) 
Arrangements for Preparedness for a Nuclear of Radiological Emergency (FAO, IAEA, ILO, PAHO, OCHA, WHO, 2007)
Combating Illicit Trafficking in Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material (IAEA Nuclear Security Series No. 6, IAEA, Europol, Interpol, WCO, 2007)
Joint Radiation Emergency Management Plan (EC, Europol, 2007)
IAEA Safety Glossary - Terminology Used in Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection (IAEA, 2007)
Manual for First Responders to a Radiological Emergency (CTIF, IAEA, PAHO, WHO, October 2006)
Preparation, Conduct and Evaluation of Exercises to Test Preparedness for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency (IAEA, April 2005) 
Practical Radiation Technical Manual, Individual Monitoring (IAEA, 2004) 
Practical Radiation Technical Manual, Personal Protective Equipment (IAEA, 2004) 
Practical Radiation Technical Manual, Workplace Monitoring for Radiation & Contamination (IAEA, 2004)
Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency (IAEA Safety Standards Series No. GS-R-2, 2002
See also What To Do in a Radiological Emergency(IAEA)
How to Recognize and Initially Respond to an Accidental Radiation Injury  (pamphlet(IAEA, WHO, 2000)
Assessment of Occupational Exposure due to External Sources of Radiation Safety Guide (IAEA Safety Standards Series No. RS-G-1.3, 1999)
Assessment of Occupational Exposure due to Intakes of Radionuclides Safety Guide (IAEA Safety Reports Series No. RS-G-1.2, 1999)
The Radiological Accident in Goiania (IAEA, 1988)
Environmental Health in Emergencies and Disasters: a Practical Guide (WHO, 2003)
Environmental Health in Emergencies (WHO)
Application of the Commission's Recommendations to the Protection of People Living in Long-term Contaminated Areas After a Nuclear Accident or a Radiation Emergency, ICRP Publication 111, Ann. ICRP 39(3), 2009. 
Application of the Commission's Recommendations for the Protection of People in Emergency Exposure Situations, ICRP Publication 109, Ann. ICRP 39(1), 2009.
Radiological Protection in MedicineICRP Publication 105, Ann. ICRP 37(6), 2007.
Scope of Radiological Protection Control Measures, ICRP Publication 104, Ann. ICRP 37(5), 2007.
The 2007 Recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection, ICRP Publication 103, Ann. ICRP 37(2-4), 2007.
Analysis of the Criteria Used by the International Commission on Radiological Protection to Justify the Setting of Numerical Protection Level Values, ICRP Publication SG5, Ann. ICRP 36(4), 2006.
Assessing Dose of the Representative Person for the Purpose of Radiation Protection of the PublicICRP Publication 101, Ann. ICRP 36(3), 2006.
Low-dose Extrapolation of Radiation-related Cancer RiskICRP Publication 99, Ann. ICRP 35(4), 2005.
Principles of Monitoring for the Radiation Protection of the PopulationICRP Publication 43, Ann. ICRP 15(1),1985.
National Response Framework
NRF Resource Center
NRF Training Courses 
NRF Incident Annexes
Catastrophic Incident Annex
Worker Safety and Health Support Annex
National Disaster Recovery Framework (DHS/FEMA, September 2011)
Recovery Support Functions 
Health and Social Services Recovery Support Function
National Planning Scenarios - created for use in national, federal, state, and local homeland security preparedness activities (DHS/FEMA)

Disaster Information for Pet Shelters

Interim Guidelines for Animal Health and Control of Disease Transmission in Pet Shelters
Protect Your Pets in an Emergency
Animals in Public Evacuation Centers 

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