Individual Preparedness and Response to Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear, and Biological Terrorist Attacks

Individual Preparedness and Response to Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear, and Biological Terrorist Attacks: The Reference Guide

Lynn E. Davis
Tom LaTourrette
David E. Mosher
Lois M. Davis
David R. Howell
Copyright Date: 2003
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 2
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/mr1731sf
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    Individual Preparedness and Response to Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear, and Biological Terrorist Attacks
    Book Description:

    The guide focuses on simple steps individuals can take to prepare for and respond to terrorist attacks with chemical, biological, radiological ("dirty bomb") and nuclear weapons. The guides contain both preparatory steps and specific response guidance. This includes what individuals will experience, what their goals should be, and what they should do during each type of attack

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-5036-6
    Subjects: Political Science, Technology, Sociology

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  1. WHAT YOU SHOULD DO TO PREPARE FOR AND RESPOND TO CHEMICAL, RADIOLOGICAL, NUCLEAR, AND BIOLOGICAL TERRORIST ATTACKS
    (pp. 1-7)

    If attack is outdoors, and you are outdoors, take shelter quickly in the closest building, close all windows/doors, and shut off the flow of air. If inside, stay inside. Then, to the extent possible, move upstairs, find an interior room, and seal the room. Remain inside until told it is safe to leave, and then ventilate and vacate the shelter immediately. If attack is indoors, follow chemical attack plans specific to your building. If these are not available, open windows and breathe fresh air. If open windows are not accessible, evacuate (using escape hood if available) by stairs to street...