Surviving Terrorism: A Recognition and Response Guide to Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Attack download epub
by Alexander E. Gowen
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The international security expert community believe that there is a growing probability for CBRN attacks (Steinhausler, 2015).
The likelihood of incidents involving chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) agents has increased in recent years, due to advances in technology, and the willingness of terrorists to obtain and use CBRN materials. The international security expert community believe that there is a growing probability for CBRN attacks (Steinhausler, 2015).
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The possibility that terrorists use chemical or biological substances may increase . Early detection and response to biological or chemical terrorism are crucial to solving this problem (. Congress House, 2003, . 17).
The possibility that terrorists use chemical or biological substances may increase over the next decade, according to US intelligence agencies. According to CIA2, an interest among non-state actors, including terrorists, for biological and chemical materials is real and growing, and the number of potential perpetrators is increasing. Along with nuclear and chemical weapons, biological weapons are part of an unholy trinity of weapons of mass destruction (Davis, Johnson-Winegar, 2000, p. 5-28).
Chemical/Biological Emergencies Emergencies Sheltering in Place. Indications of a WMD Attack. Personal Counter-Terrorism Precautions: Facts Vs. Myths. Hand Hygiene Mail Handling Cipro Protective Masks Potassium Iodide (KI) Flu Shots Emergency Supplies Kit Family Emergency Planning. Should You Get the Smallpox Vaccine? Psychological Preparedness and Response. Psychological Reactions to Stressful Events Management of Fears: Known and Unknown Maintaining an Appropriate Perspective.
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Individuals may have to rely on themselves to protect their own health and safety-perhaps even their own lives-in the event of a terrorist attack
Individuals may have to rely on themselves to protect their own health and safety-perhaps even their own lives-in the event of a terrorist attack. Even those who know how to take care of themselves in the event of a fire, tornado, or earthquake might not know what to do in case of a chemical, radiological, nuclear, or biological attack. This quick guide attempts to fill in some of these gaps by offering specific actions to take during each of these situations, as well as preparations that can be taken
Our response to radiological and nuclear terrorism
Our response to radiological and nuclear terrorism. Radiological and nuclear prevention. Radiological and nuclear detection. Responding to a nuclear event. Investigating radiological incidents. Partnerships against terrorism. Nuclear and other radiological materials have benefited society in areas of medicine, agriculture, industry and the provision of energy. There is a risk, however, that nuclear or other radiological materials could be used in terrorism or other criminal acts. The detonation of an improvised nuclear device (IND), radiological dispersal device (RDD), or the placing of a radiological exposure device (RED) would lead to serious consequences.
The book is divided into two sections. The first section is designed for quick use and contains signs and symptoms charts and other vital information that is easily referenced during an emergency situation. The second section of the book, for those who wish to learn more, provides expanded information on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons.