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Emergency Response

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – Under the auspices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the U.S. (TECRO), the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) conducted an emergency preparedness course in Taiwan Dec. 10-12...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recently conducted an International Radiological Assistance Program Training for Emergency Response (I-RAPTER) course for 16 representatives from ten...
  • Planning for Emergencies Exercise Program Field Assistance and Oversight Liaison Homeland Security and Emergency Management Coordination HQ Emergency Management Team Responding to Emergencies Consequence Management First Responders Operations Render Safe Nuclear Forensics International...
  • NNSA provides assistance in developing and conducting emergency drills and exercises.  Exercises provide a valuable test of emergency management systems that yields results and “lessons learned” necessary for continued improvements to emergency preparedness and response programs.  Results...
  • NNSA helps nations develop the core elements of an emergency response program.  Based on preliminary discussions with counterparts, NNSA develops emergency management programs with partner nations to exchange views and enhance development of effective emergency management systems. ...
  • NNSA engages the international community by working with more than 60 foreign governments and 10 international organizations, plus several regional organizations, to improve nuclear emergency management systems worldwide.  It is providing direct emergency management assistance to the...
  • NNSA ensures that capabilities are in place to respond to any NNSA and Department of Energy facility emergency. It is also the nation's premier responder to any nuclear or radiological incident within the United States or abroad and provides operational planning and training to counter both...
  • NNSA develops and implements the policy of the United States to maintain a comprehensive and effective continuity capability composed of an integrated, overlapping national continuity concept in order to ensure the preservation of the U.S. government and the continuing performance of federal...
  • The Office of Emergency Operations Support maintains situational awareness of the nation's energy infrastructure and nuclear weapons complex and facilitates management of national emergency events via a secure nationwide communications network. The Operations Center provides an integrated, scalable...
  •   NNSA's Emergency Communications Network (ECN) provides managers at NNSA with the capability to exchange real-time voice, data, and video information for managing emergency situations that involve NNSA assets and interests. The Emergency Communications Network is a multi-faceted...

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