IAEA Recommendation for Generic Areas to be Established by First Responders
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Zones defined by IAEA

IAEA indicates that the figure above represents the generic layout of response facilities and locations within areas established for a radiological emergency. The specific layout in an emergency will depend on the character and extent of the particular emergency situation.

Adapted from Manual for First Responders to a Radiological Emergency, page 12, (PDF - 2.2 MB) (CTIF, IAEA, PAHO, WHO, October 2006) and Generic Procedures for Medical Response during a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency, Section C, Figure C1, page 38, (PDF - 2,224 KB) (IAEA, WHO, April 2005)