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The 13th CBRNe Protection Symposium: 24-26 September

The CBRNe Protection Symposium is aimed at professionals engaged in the CBRNe-protection field. Formerly known as the CBW Protection Symposium, it has now grown to include the areas of protection against Radiological, Nuclear and explosive warfare agents, along with the former Chemical and Biological warfare agents.

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Emergency Services Show – 18/19 October

The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading first responder show and TERRIFFIC is delighted to have been invited to exhibit. Every year several thousand police, fire and ambulance personnel pass through the doors – over 7,500 last year – so as you can imagine, we are really looking forward to this fantastic opportunity to talk to many of them about the TERRIFFIC project.

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Trial video released!

The video of the first Trial, which was held in Chambéry, France on the 9th – 11th April has now been released. You can watch it here.

The Trial, which involved firefighters from SDIS73 in the Savoie region and the TERRIFFIC technical team, was held to evaluate the various components in the project and provided extremely useful feedback for the technical team.

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TERRIFFIC evaluates components during first Trial

An initial assessment of the existing technologies in the TERRIFFIC components was held on 9th – 11th April 2019 in Chambéry, France. The training and assessment was hosted by SDIS 73, the French fire service for the region. Our thanks to SDIS deputy director, Lt. Col Denis Giordan, for organising his team of firefighters, who contributed hugely to this milestone event for the TERRIFFIC project.

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ARKTIS Radiation Detectors exhibiting at Security & Policing

Security & Policing 2019 – Where technology and innovation meet…
This official UK Government event is a world-class opportunity to meet, network and discuss the latest advances in delivering national security and resilience with UK suppliers, colleagues and Government officials. The 2019 event will be hosted by the Joint Security & Resilience Centre and will be attended by Senior UK Government Officials.

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Romania takes on presidency of the Council of the European Union

In the context of Romania`s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Informal Meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers will be held in Bucharest, on 6-8 February 2019. The works will be held at the Palace of the Parliament. The event will be chaired by the Romanian Minister of Internal Affairs, Carmen Dan, for the Home Affairs section and, respectively, by the Romanian Minister of Justice, Tudorel Toader, for the Justice Section.

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TERRIFFIC feature published in CBNW magazine

CBNW magazine has just published an article about the TERRIFFIC project in its January issue. The article explains how the first hours of a response to a CBRNe incident, and especially a radiological event, are particularly critical. Responders are looking to contain the most severe consequences, stop the ongoing criminal or terrorist threat, save victims, manage the crime scene and organise an effective response.

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TL & Associés produces a Threat Scenarios Catalogue

Threat Scenarios Catalogue:
One of TERRIFFIC’s objectives was to deepen the shared understanding between practitioners and solution providers on the needs/requirements during the “first hours” of response and the technological possibilities that match them. A catalogue composed of 13 operational scenarios has been established by TLA

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Summary report of the first TERRIFFIC Public Workshop

The first TERRIFFIC Public Workshop was hosted by the Fédération Nationale des Sapeurs Pompiers Français (FNSPF), the French Fire Brigade National Federation. The welcome and opening address was given by Véronique Soubelet, FNSPF’s Technological & Natural Risks Commission moderator.

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First Public Workshop in Paris on 6th and 7th November

1st TERRIFFIC CBRNe Workshop – Validating scenarios and assessing responders’ needs. The TERRIFFIC consortium is delighted to announce that the first TERRIFFIC CBRNe Workshop will be held on 6-7 November 2018 at French Fire Brigade National Federation, Paris, France....

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Project launch press release

The threat posed by so-called dirty bombs on society is increasing. A dirty bomb or radiological dispersal device (RDD) is a speculative radiological weapon that combines radioactive material with conventional explosives. The TERRIFFIC project brings...

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