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 and Radiological Emergency Guidelines: Preparedness, Response and Recovery

The IFRC produced these guidelines following the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident to help National Societies prepare for, respond to and recover from nuclear and radiological emergencies. This document will assist National Societies in their efforts to address the risks of nuclear and radiological technologies, to enable the safety and security of staff …

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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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Radiological – Nuclear Hazards (Part 01)

Different guidance material covering the topic of Radiation protection and nuclear from different regions / countries / organisations. The publications cover the basics of radiation protection to different in depth explanations and also provide guidance and describe protective measures and best practices. Languages: English, Japanese, Spanish.

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.