Accession Number:

ADA080907

Title:

Recovery from Nuclear Attack, and Research and Action Programs to Enhance Recovery Prospects

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Aug 1978-Dec 1979

Corporate Author:

INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1979-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

96.0

Abstract:

PART 1 of the report, entitled RECOVERY FROM NUCLEAR ATTACK, presents a nontechnical summary of reserach findings. It is organized to address the following obstacles-to-recovery Life Support Inadequacies, Epidemics and Diseases, Economic Breakdown, Late Radiation Effects, Ecological Effects, Genetic Damage. PART 11 entitled RESEARCH AND ACTION PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE RECOVERY PROSPECTS presents a number of low-cost proposal primarily directed at developing practical but comprehensive management plans. PART 111 is entitled PERSPECTIVES. It presents in Question-and-Answer form a number of reflections, derived mostly from the conferences, on such topics as economic modeling, functioning in a radioactive environment, and the Soviet civil defense.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE