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Radiological Incident

Radiological IncidentA radiation threat involves exposure to radiation as the result of an accident or terrorist attack. A “dirty bomb”, also known as a radiological dispersal device (RDD), is a bomb to which radioactive pellets or powder has been added. The main danger is from the explosion, but exposure to the dust and smoke could harm your health. It is not possible to see, smell, feel or taste radiation, but there are actions you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones.

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Nuclear Incident

Nuclear IncidentA nuclear incident could involve an explosion that can contaminate the air, water, and ground surfaces for miles. An improvised nuclear device (IND) is a weapon bought, stolen or otherwise obtained from a nuclear state, or a weapon fabricated by a terrorist group from illegally obtained nuclear weapons material.

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