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nuclear material theft

IAEA Calls for Strengthened Nuclear Security

Illicit trafficking of nuclear material remains a concern. Since 2001, countries have reported 48 incidents to the IAEA’s Incident and Trafficking Database (ITDB) involving highly enriched uranium, low enriched uranium and plutonium out of regulatory control. Keep Reading

A Moving Target: Nuclear Security During Transport

Nuclear and other radioactive material is hardest to protect when it is transported. More than half of the incidents of theft of radioactive material reported to the International Atomic Energy Agency between 1993 and 2019 occurred while it was in transport. Keep Reading

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