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Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex

The Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex (NRIA) to the National Response Framework (NRF) describes the policies, situations, concepts of operations, and responsibilities of the Federal departments and agencies governing the immediate response and short-term recovery activities for incidents involving release of radioactive materials to address the consequences of the event.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfNuclear/Radiological Incident Annex to the Response and Recovery Federal Interagency Operational Plans

This annex provides guidance and serves as a reference for federal agency planning efforts involving nuclear/radiological incidents. Other stakeholders (e.g., local, state, tribal, territorial, and insular area governments; nongovernmental organizations; voluntary agencies; and the private sector) engaged in their own planning will find this document useful in enhancing their understanding of how the Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex will be implemented and how their planning efforts can be complementary.