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    I need help with the following questions.

    1. Name the 2 major threats from a radiation emergency.

    2. Hypothetically, how would the media probably portray the event and what would a likely specific result be?

    3. How can public health officials & emergency managers are proactive in disseminating information without causing panic (or without being ignored)?

    4. If a radiological terrorist attack happened, what should be the first message you send out to the public-and how would you send it?

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    Here help with your questions. Dr. Susan

    Radiation Emergency
    I need help with the following questions.
    1. Name the 2 major threats from a radiation emergency.
    2. Hypothetically, how would the media probably portray the event and what would a likely specific result be?
    3. How can public health officials & emergency managers be proactive in disseminating information without causing panic (or without being ignored)?
    4. If a radiological terrorist attack happened, what should be the first message you send out to the public-and how would you send it?

    Major threat to a large area of population can be caused in several ways. Two of these are a nuclear reactor mishap and a dirty bomb. The disaster in Fukushima was actually the results of two disasters coming together to become one major calamity. An earthquake and then a tsunami in March of 2011 first begin the emergency response and as information of radiation fear and a meltdown of these large nuclear reactor became large scale news, it was evident that 18 miles from the plant that the radiation exceeded safe levels of radiation (Li Vishwanath, Rao, 2014).

    The fear of a dirty bomb has been mostly been seen and heard of in movies and television. The capability of this event is very real. It would take less than10 kg of Plutonium (Pu) to create a device ...

    Solution Summary

    A discussion regarding two types of radiation emergencies. This relates how the media might portray the incident and how health officials can be proative in getting out information.

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