Finland to send expert to support Ukraine in preparing for CBRN risks

Ukraine has requested assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism in preparing for threats related to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear agents. Finland responds to the request by sending an expert to join the EU’s international team. The Emergency Response Read More …

Local Response & Emerging Tech to Aid Recovery in CBRN Affected Areas

12th Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium to feature two panel discussions this March 13-14 in Washington, D.C. The Joint Civil and DoD CBRN Symposium will convene senior leaders across DoD, military, federal government, industry, and academia to explore the Read More …

EU funds rescEU detection and surveillance teams to boost preparedness to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear emergencies

The Commission has allocated almost €70 million to fund the development of new specialised teams and equipment to further strengthen the preparedness and response to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) risks. The funding has been granted to Italy, Poland Read More …

IAEA: International Exercise Builds Resilience for Emergency Preparedness

Resilient and agile response arrangements are an essential component of countries’ emergency response frameworks, as decisions made in the early stages of an emergency can be instrumental in saving lives. On 3 October 2023, the IAEA together with 62 countries Read More …

United States Partners with the Ministry of Interior to Enhance Regional Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Emergencies.

Nairobi, September 18, 2023 – The United States partnered with the Ministry of Interior and National Administration to enhance regional preparedness for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) emergencies through a multi-country workshop on September 13 and 14 in Naivasha. Read More …

UNODC and BNPT Conduct a training exercise to strengthen rapid response capabilities to chemical weapons terrorism

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the National Counter Terrorism Agency (BNPT) collaborated on a four-day training and simulation exercise to enhance rapid response capabilities to chemical weapons terrorism. The event brought together over forty representatives from Read More …