Topic: Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies

Biological Hazards

Various guidance and background material developed by different organisations linked to preparedness and response measures to biological hazards. EN and DE.

Nuclear Disaster Guidelines

In order to appropriately respond to nuclear disasters which might happen in the future, the JRCS has clearly defined a code of conduct in the Manual and the Guidelines. For example, in the event of a nuclear disaster, JRCS relief teams conduct relief activities outside “restricted areas” designated by the national and local governments, and …

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CHARP Reports Archive

The CHARP programme was one of the longest lasting humanitarian support programmes of the IFRC and National societies to address the consequences of the Nuclear accident in Chernobyl in 1986. Over the years the different operational reports and evaluations provide evidence of the impact of RCRC operations to support the communities.

CHARP Pictures

Pictures taken from “CHARP Focus” publication, 2005.

IFRC CHARP operational review

IFRC has undertaken an extensive Operational review to capture evidence and lessons from the more than 23 years of humanitarian support to the affected population of the Chernobyl Nuclear accident in 1986.

Chernobyl Pictures

Over the period of more than 30 years IFRC and RCRC National societies provided support to the affected population of the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear accident. A number of pictures taken over the years provides evidence of the RCRC work in the communities.

Chernobyl

The Nuclear accident in April 1986 at the NPP Chernobyl caused a number of  mid to long term humanitarian consequences. A number of reports and resolutions addresses the different aspects and activities. Available in Russian and English.

IFRC Tech-Bio Hazards / CBRN Awareness Material

IFRC provides a number of awareness material which address the topic of technological and biological hazard / CBRN preparedness to increase knowledge and provides evidence on RCRC activities in this area.

Fukushima Health survey studies

Following the NPP accident in March 2011 in Fukushima a number of Health surveys were undertaken and findings published in different reports.