Accession Number : AD1017895

Title :   Nuclear Security Summit and Workshop 2015: Preventing, Understanding and Recovering from Nuclear Accidents lessons learned from Chernobyl and Fukushima

Descriptive Note : Conference Proceedings

Corporate Author : Georgetown University Washington United States

Personal Author(s) : Steen,Tomoko ; Das,Samantha ; Meeks,Heather

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Report Date : 01 Sep 2016

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : The Nuclear Disaster Summit was a two-day international conference held at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Thought leaders with diverse expertise, including nuclear physics and engineering, biology, policy, security, and health issues participated in the event, designed to address: (1) prevention of nuclear accidents, (2) preparing and securing nuclear facilities in the event of catastrophic natural disasters, (3) assisting survivors in impacted areas in both the near- and long-term, (4) addressing near-term environmental consequences, (5) developing measures to facilitate environmental and economic recovery, and (6) implementing standardized policies for disaster preparedness and recovery.

Descriptors :   NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS , international law , environmental protection , public health , nuclear energy , cell physiological processes , nuclear materials , exposure (physiology) , accidents , radiation effects , national security , ecology , ionizing radiation , lessons learned , recovery , decontamination , monitoring

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE