MINSK, 12 June (BelTA) – The International Atomic Energy Agency's mission to assess Belarus' preparedness and response for a nuclear and radiological emergency is currently working in Belarus, BelTA learned from the Emergencies Ministry.
A seminar on self-appraisal of the country's national system of responding to nuclear and radiation emergency took place at the University of Civil Protection on 11 June. Taking part in the event was Deputy Emergencies Minister Gennady Lasuta. The seminar marked the beginning of the IAEA mission that will stay in Belarus on 12-15 June. The IAEA mission will be deployed at the National Center for Emergency Management and Response. The IAEA experts are in Belarus to provide consultations regarding putting data into the Emergency Preparedness and Response Information Management System (EPRIMS).
The mission arrived in Belarus to help the country prepare for the visit of the International Atomic Energy Agency's Emergency Preparedness Review Service (EPREV) mission that will take place in October. Following the event the international community will assess Belarus' preparedness for emergency situations.More about Society