Individual Preparedness and Response to Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear, and Biological Terrorist Attacks

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FIGURES
2.1 Overview of Approach7
3.1 Blast Zone and Radioactive Fallout Contours for a OneKiloton and a Ten-Kiloton Nuclear Explosion39
A.1 Casualty Contours of Aerosolized Sarin over a Four-Hour Period74
A.2 Timeline of Sarin Scenario76
A.3 Timeline of Hydrogen Cyanide Scenario80
A.4 Hydrogen Cyanide Concentration Over Time81
A.5 The Initial Hazard of Americium 24189
A.6 Long-Term Contamination of Cesium 137 and Americium 24191
A.7 Timeline of Dirty Bomb Scenario92
A.8 One Kiloton Prompt Blast Effects—Overpressure Contours (A), Radiation Dose Contours (B), Burn Contours (C), and Local Fallout 24-Hour Radiation Dose Contours (D)99
A.9 Timeline of Nuclear Detonation Scenario100
A.10 Efficient and Inefficient Anthrax Dispersal Density107
A.11 Timeline of Anthrax Scenario107
A.12 Fatalities per Week for Large-Scale Anthrax Scenario109
A.13 Smallpox Infections and Fatalities per Generation112
A.14 Timeline of Events in Smallpox Scenario120
A.15 Timeline of Smallpox Scenario121

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  • Title Page *
  • Preface iii
  • Contents v
  • Figures ix
  • Tables xi
  • Summary xiii
  • Acknowledgments xxv
  • Acronyms xxvii
  • Chapter One - Introduction 1
  • Chapter Two - Scenario Approach to Developing an Individual's Strategy 7
  • Chapter Three - An Individuals Strategy 21
  • Chapter Four - Conclusions 63
  • Appendex A - Catastrophic Terrorism Scenarios 71
  • Appendix B - Emergency Guidelines 125
  • Appendix C - Focus Group Methods and Results 143
  • Appendix D - A Review of the Risk–perception and Risk–communication Literature 147
  • Bibliography 153
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