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radiation safety, which will ensure effective protection of human health and prevention of unjustified social and economic consequences

  • the development of a methodology and equipment for radiation survey and monitoring in large cities

  • the establishment of national specialized centers for expert support of decision making regarding protection of the population and territories in the event of radiological terrorism

  • the development of a strategy and establishment of a corresponding system for emergency response and protection of population and territories in the event of radiological terrorism

  • the establishment of national and international systems to objectively inform the public about radiation risks, radiation safety approaches and guidelines, and lessons learned from radiation accidents and incidents of the past

To address the radiological terrorism issue, the implementation of work in these areas should be backed up by the best practices of U.S.-Russian cooperation in the field of radiation safety and protection. This will allow for finding ways to reduce the probability of radiological terrorism acts and to minimize their direct and indirect consequences should they occur.



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