Emergency Response Activity (ERA) world map
Programme > WWW > ERA > Procedures

Role of the WMO Secretariat in a nuclear accident

The WMO Secretariat  operates an Office for Emergency Response to Nuclear Accidents (ERNA).  It has online  dedicated resources for Internet, Fax and Voice  communication and is monitored by a staff member during office hours.

The responsibilities of the WMO ERNA Office include:

  • Receiving and authenticating/verifying incoming messages, relaying information to Geneva- based UN organizations (subject to bilateral arrangements)
  • Providing relevant information to WMO Members' NMHSs on request and making available information provided by the Accident State or other sources to dedicated WMO specialised centres of the GDPS
  • Participating in test exercises

 

 

top
Top

line


 
© World Meteorological Organization, 7bis, avenue de la Paix, Case postale No. 2300, CH-1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland - Tel.: +41(0)22 730 81 11 - Fax: +41(0)22 730 81 81 Contact us Copyright | Privacy | Scams | Disclaimer |  Guidelines | Procurement | UN System | Accessibility