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Nuclear Contamination: What to Do


Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Contamination, precaution, people, protection )

Anna
- 3049 days ago - news.discovery.com
Evacuation, temporary shelter and iodine pills are the chief weapons for protecting civilians against nuclear fallout, experts say.A blast on Saturday that wrecked the concrete shell surrounding the No. 1 reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant release



   

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Rajee Seetharam (138)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 4:20 am
Thanks. Noted.
 

Carol H (229)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 4:23 am
interesting, thanks Anna
 

Marilyn K (50)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 4:28 am
Not that we should elevate fear levels but we should have community discussions that include some sort of basics of survival in cases of big castrophes.
 

Kerrie G (116)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 5:07 am
Noted, thanks.
 

cecily w (0)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 7:16 am
Potassium Iodide tablets can be purchased from certain REPUTABLE online vendors of survival supplies. (But be careful because, after this, non-reputable sellers will crawl out of the woodwork.) You can also buy thick plastic sheeting and duct tape from hardware stores.

FEMA publications are available online that detail sheltering-in-place procedures.
 

Amy B (0)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 7:26 am
Thanks for the info.
 

Fareena Narine (58)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 7:43 am
noted
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 11:26 am
thanks
 

Natividad P (104)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 12:29 pm
Noted. Very interesting. Thank you Anna
 

linda b (186)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 3:48 pm
Noted thanks Anna
 

Yvonne White (229)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 4:03 pm
As unprepared as Japan's people were/are - I shudder to think what could happen in the U.S.A. after Bu$h Leaguers pretty much destroyed FEMA...:(
 

Trish K (93)
Tuesday March 15, 2011, 6:38 pm
How brave were those men who went into the reactor to try and shut it down and cool the rods, knowing this may be a fatal trip and it would only be a matter of time before they succumb to radioactive sickness and death.
Brave , brave, souls who put their lives on the line to save their fellow man. True Hero's
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 4:47 am
Thanks for the information.
 

Animae C (508)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 5:57 pm
Use Homeopathy!
 
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