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Information and resources on dealing with Nuclear threats.

A nuclear weapon is a device that uses a nuclear reaction to create an explosion. Nuclear explosions can cause significant damage and casualties from blast, heat, and radiation but you can keep your school safe by knowing what to do and being prepared if it occurs. For more information, contact your local health department.

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Reference material on what to do in case of a nuclear attack

Campus Safety:

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Provides information on radiation emergencies

Missouri School Boards’ Association Center for Education Safety (PDF)

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, April 14, 2022
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