Consequence Management after a CBRN Incident Course was organized by the Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence from 28 November to 2 December 2016.
The aim of the course was to introduce and describe Consequence Management after a CBRN Incident, NATO Crisis Management concept, organization, systems and procedures including Cooperation and Partnership initiatives in CBRN Crisis / Consequence Management to NATO & Partner Nation officers and their civilian equivalents.
Students (16 in total) were from BEL (2), CAN (1), GRC (1), HRV (1), ITA (8), SVN (1) and SRB (2).
The Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence Centre of Excellence brought together experts from Organisation on Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, 31st CBRN Defence Regiment of the Czech Armed Forces and the Military Research Institute Brno and organized Chemical Live Agents Training for CBRN Defence specialists from the Alliance’s Partner countries of the Mediterranean Dialogue (http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/51288.htm).
The I-RAPTER Advanced Course (MWD-CD-31766 International Radiological Assistance Program Training for Emergency Response) was organized for the first time since in offer by the Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence and US Department of Energy National (DOE) Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The course was held from 7 until 10 November 2016.
The aim of the course was to provide practical information to effectively respond to radiological incidents and accidents. The course built on the basic I-RATER course by providing responders, law enforcement officers, radiation protection specialists, port and customs officials, and emergency managers with advanced techniques for radiological search and identification.