Institute: ONC | Component: 1 | Unit: 8 | Lecture: b | Slide: 20
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 2
Lecture:Bioterrorism, Agricultural Terrorism, Chemical Terrorism, Nuclear Terrorism
Slide content:Nuclear Terrorism Threats : Categories Categorized based on dispersal method: Radiological Dispersion Devices (RDDs), also known as "dirty bombs Radioactive contamination of drinking water or food supplies Direct attacks on nuclear power plants or nuclear fuel reprocessing facilities Use of nuclear weapons Placing radioactive source in heavily populated area 20
Slide notes:Nuclear or radiation terrorism threats are divided by their means of dispersal: these vary from dirty bombs to the simple tactic of placing a radioactive source in a heavily populated area. 20