IAEA Network for Emergency Assistance Reaches Milestone with 30th Member
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) network of countries reached a milestone this month when Denmark became the 30th country to join the Response and Assistance Network (RANET).
RANET, which was established after a decision by IAEA Member States in 2000, enables the IAEA to quickly mobilize expertise, equipment and other support if a country affected by an emergency requests it. RANET members can help other countries on request after an emergency, for example by measuring radiation, evaluating the nuclear or radiological consequences and providing medical advice or treatment. ….