GHS/OCD Host Introduction to IND Effects Training

GHS/OCD Host Introduction to IND Effects Training

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in coordination with the Counterterrorism Operations Support (CTOS) – Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training, will host the “Introduction to Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) Effects and Response Strategies” PER-307 course at the GHS/OCD facility in Agana Heights on Wednesday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The four-hour course is offered at no cost to eligible participants and provides an overview of how a nuclear detonation can affect an urban area, understanding of current guidance to aid personnel in preparation, recognition, impact, and recommended response strategies should an IND incident occur.

Attendees for the courses include first responders and emergency management personnel from the Government of Guam, federal, military, private, and non-profit organizations.

For registration details, contact GHS/OCD State Training and Exercise Manager, Patrick Leon Guerrero at (671) 475-9600 or via email at

For media inquiries, contact GHS/OCD Public Information Officer, Jenna G. Blas at (671) 478-0208 or via email at




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