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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently asked questions related to radiation and radiation protection

  1. Radiological Information (pdf)
    Radiation Basics
    Radiation Exposure
    Sources of Radiation
    Health Effects of Radiation
    Contamination Issues
    Glossary of Radiological Terminology

  2. Radiological Terrorism (pdf)
    Terrorist Events Involving Radiation
    Dirty Bombs 
    Suitcase Bombs
    Nuclear Blasts and Bombs

  3. Radiation Emergencies (pdf)
    Preparing for a Radiation Emergency 
    Sheltering in Place
    People with Disabilities Preparations 
    Caring for Pets
    Precautions for Farmers
    Protective Equipment
    Planning Information
    Radiation Incidents Abroad
    Potassium Iodide
    Prussian Blue