Preparing for and Responding to a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

Preparing for and Responding to a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency
Jun 2016

Accidental or malicious releases of radioactive material have the potential to threaten health and disrupt life. Experience has shown that communities, agricultural production and food trade can be affected by major accidents. Such events may have international or even global consequences, therefore, it is important to prepare and make arrangements for dealing with them. The the Joint FAO/IAEA Division serves as the focal point for cooperation by channelling information, supporting efforts and providing its services.