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REP Program Manual January 2016

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The REP Program coordinates the National effort to provide State, local, and Tribal governments with relevant and executable planning, training, and exercise guidance and policies necessary to ensure that adequate capabilities exist to prevent, protect against, mitigate the effects of, respond to, and recover from incidents involving commercial nuclear power plants (NPPs).

This manual serves as the principal source of policy and guidance for the FEMA REP Program.

Federal regulations in 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 350 address FEMA’s role in conducting assessments and issuing findings regarding offsite emergency plans/procedures for responding to radiological emergencies at commercial NPPs.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfDHS FEMA REP Program Manual January 2016

The Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Program coordinates the National effort to provide State, local, and Tribal governments with relevant and executable planning, training, and exercise guidance and policies necessary to ensure that adequate capabilities exist to prevent, protect against, mitigate the effects of, respond to, and recover from incidents involving commercial nuclear power plants (NPPs).

This manual serves as the principal source of policy and guidance for the FEMA REP Program.

Federal regulations in 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 350 address FEMA’s role in conducting assessments and issuing findings regarding offsite emergency plans/procedures for responding to radiological emergencies at commercial NPPs.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfRPM Change Summary January 2016

This revision of the REP Program Manual (RPM) encompassed the input of a broad range of stakeholders and saw the follow on implementation of the new RPM update and maintenance process. In general, the update focused on continued refinement of guidance, driven largely by questions and issues raised by Regional REP Program staff and offsite response organizations (OROs). In addition, this revision cycle included tech edits and formatting changes to provide stakeholders with a more intuitive and easier to read document.

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