Monday, February 9, 2009

...and kiss your ass goodbye

Planning Guidance For Response to a Nuclear Detonation(PDF), a report by the Department of Homeland Security.

Executive Summary: If a terrorist nuclear detonation occurs in your city, you're fucked.

Salient Points:
  1. There will be no significant federal response for 72 hours.
  2. You're fucked.

1 comment:

David J said...

Some more points:
* get in the basement if you can, for radiation protection
* the worst fallout looks like sand and is radioactive
* dangerous fallout can go for 10-20 miles from ground zero and it's unpredictable which way it'll go