Nuclear or Radiation Emergencies
This four-page handout educates people about nuclear or radiation emergencies, which can occur when nuclear material or radiation explodes or is released during an accident or attack. It explains what people should do to limit their exposure to radiation, based on their proximity to the explosion, and recommends that people should listen for reports on the television, radio or Internet. The document describes signs of radiation exposure, clarifying that it can take from a few hours to days for symptoms to appear, and recommends that those near the explosion seek medical care.
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