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Abbreviations and Acronyms

ARS acute radiation syndrome
ASPR U.S. Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

BARDA

Biomedical Advanced Research & Development Authority (located within ASPR)

CBRN

chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear

CDC U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CRAF Civil Reserve Air Fleet
CRC community reception center
CRCPD Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors
CTOS Counter Terrorism Operations Support

DFZ

dangerous fallout zone

DHS U.S. Department of Homeland Security
DMAT Disaster Medical Assistance Team
DMORT Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team
DOD U.S. Department of Defense
DOE U.S. Department of Energy
DSCA Defense Support of Civilian Authorities

EMP

electromagnetic pulse

EOC emergency operations center
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ESF-8 Emergency Support Function-Public Health and Medical Services


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B Abbreviations and Acronyms ARS acute radiation syndrome ASPR U.S. Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response BARDA Biomedical Advanced Research & Development Authority (located within ASPR) CBRN chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear CDC U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CRAF Civil Reserve Air Fleet CRC community reception center CRCPD Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors CTOS Counter Terrorism Operations Support DFZ dangerous fallout zone DHS U.S. Department of Homeland Security DMAT Disaster Medical Assistance Team DMORT Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team DOD U.S. Department of Defense DOE U.S. Department of Energy DSCA Defense Support of Civilian Authorities EMP electromagnetic pulse EOC emergency operations center EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ESF-8 Emergency Support Function-Public Health and Medical Services 99

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100 NATIONWIDE RESPONSE ISSUES AFTER AN IND ATTACK FAC family assistance center FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency GCSF granulocyte colony stimulating factor (a cytokine) Gy Gray HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ICP incident command post ICS Incident Command System IND improvised nuclear device JPAT Joint Patient Assessment & Tracking System LDZ light damage zone MDZ moderate damage zone MORTT model of resource- and time-based triage NACCHO National Association of County and City Health Officials NARR National Alliance for Radiation Readiness NCR National Capital Region NCRP National Council on Radiation Protection NDMS National Disaster Medical System NIMS National Incident Management System NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NRF National Response Framework OSHA Occupational Safety Health Administration PPE personal protective equipment RACES Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service RDD radiological dispersal device REM roentgen equivalent man RITN Radiation Injury Treatment Network RTR radiation triage, treatment, and transport system

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APPENDIX B 101 SDZ severe damage zone SNS Strategic National Stockpile THIRA threat and hazard identification and risk assessment UMI user-managed inventory USNORTHCOM U.S. Northern Command

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