W17 Current Issues in Emergency Preparedness
The NRC, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is currently involved in rulemaking to update emergency preparedness regulations and associated guidance. This session will provide an overview of the implementation of the final rule package and guidance documents provided to the Commission and the next steps to include a revision to Supplement 3 to NUREG‑0654/FEMA‑REP‑1, “Criteria for Protective Action Recommendations for General Emergencies.” FEMA will present the current revision to the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program Manual and Guidance.
Brian McDermott, Director, Division of Preparedness and Response, NRC/NSIR and James Kish, Director, Division of Technological Hazards, National Preparedness & Protection Directorate, FEMA
- Brian McDermott DirectorDivision of Preparedness and ResponseNRC/NSIR and James Kish DirectorDivision of Technological HazardsNational Preparedness & Protection DirectorateFEMA
- Robert Kahler Branch ChiefDivision of Preparedness and ResponseNRC/NSIR
- Albert Coons Lead Emergency Management Program SpecialistTechnological Hazards DivisionNational Preparedness & Protection DirectorateFederal Emergency Management Agency
Sara Mroz, NRC/NSIR, tel: (301) 415-1692, e-mail: Sara.Mroz@nrc.gov