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Radiological Hazards

There is no clear way for a person to know if radiation is in the air. The best way to know about radiological hazards is to listen to information provided by emergency officials.  As with any explosion, take the following precautions:

Although it may take some time for officials to determine if radiation is present, it is vital to listen to the radio or watch television for further instructions.


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For more information on radiological hazards:

Ready - Prepare, Plan, Stay Informed


Ready.gov - FEMA's preparedness education campaign

 

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FEMA's radiological preparedness website