Tuesday, October 26, 2021 – 4:59 p.m.
Abu Dhabi, October 26 / WAM / International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Convex 3 – Baraka Al Emarat training is conducted by the United Arab Emirates for two days under the supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The participation of more than 75 countries and 12 international organizations started today.
The National Committees responsible for overseeing the training of the National Commission for Emergencies, Crisis and Disaster Management, which oversees the training to initiate the activities of this important international event, which is being implemented in accordance with the regulatory framework, have completed their preparations. With the participation of the Federal Commission on Atomic Energy and the Emirates Atomic Energy Corporation, its operating unit, Nava Energy and the Ministry of Foreign and International Cooperation, the Ministry of the Interior and many other relevant officials.
On this occasion, Hamad Saif Al Qabi, Director of the Department of Hazardous Materials Incidents of the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, said that the Convex-3 training in Baraka Al Emarat was an opportunity to review readiness capabilities and level of preparedness. The Emergency and Crisis Organization related to the nuclear sector in the country further stated: “We aim to highlight the readiness of the participating groups, through local and international partners in radio and nuclear emergencies.
Ida al-Shehi, director of the Department of Radiation Safety at the Federal Commission for Atomic Energy Regulations, confirmed: “The safety and security of the Baraka nuclear plant is a priority. We work closely with our national and international partners.
For his part, Mohammed al-Kamsi, director of the emergency production department at Emirates Atomic Energy Agency’s Nava Energy Company, said Emirati capabilities working in the emergency response system at the Baraka quiet nuclear power plants were fully ready for training. Safety at stations is a priority due to the periodic training and trainings they maintain to maintain the high professional level and its readiness.
To ensure the readiness of all partners in international training, the country conducted a set of key exercises and products to simulate the basic training of “CONCEFS-3” last September and lasted 36 hours.
During core training and preparation, the readiness of the National Response System was measured by implementing the course of events and identifying points of challenge and progress in line with the course of core international training outside the Barக்காa nuclear power plants.
This training tests the ability to respond in the event of a nuclear or radioactive accident in accordance with international emergency preparedness agreements and the ability to forecast international emergencies. Convex-3 is an opportunity to assess the validity of current communications and cooperation protocols and to identify areas for improvement. National and international response organizations.
The Baraka nuclear power plant is considered one of the most modern nuclear power plants in the world and is characterized by many and modern safety systems designed to maintain the safety of the plants and prevent the leakage of radioactive materials even in the most extreme conditions.
This training provides an important platform to demonstrate the skills and efficiency of specialized and highly trained national staff working with international expertise at Baraka stations seven days a week, 24 hours a week as part of the Emergency Response System.
It is noteworthy that the IAEA Convex 3 training is one of the most sophisticated and complex exercises and is conducted every 3 or 5 years with the aim of evaluating the response and warning capabilities of international emergencies in nuclear or radiological emergencies according to recognized traditions. Points of progress in national and international response systems.
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Wam / Azim Al-Ghauli
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