Crisis Cell

The Crisis Cell (Cellule de crise) operates throughout the duration of the crisis and until the situation returns to normal.

It is made up of representatives from the following agencies:

  • High Commission for National Protection;
  • Director of Health;
  • Department for Radiation Protection at the Ministry of Health;
  • Rescue Services Agency;
  • Grand Ducal Police;
  • General Staff of the Armed Forces;
  • Office for crisis communication ;
  • State Intelligence Service;
  • Customs and Excise Agency;
  • Government Communication Centre ;
  • Ministry of Family Affairs, Integration and the Greater Region;
  • Ministry of Home Affairs.

The Crisis Cell can be expanded if circumstances require.

Radiological Evaluation Cell

The main mission of the Radiological Evaluation Cell (Cellule d’évaluation radiologique, CER) is to suggest appropriate emergency measures to the Crisis Cell, monitoring changes to the state of the damaged reactor, the scale and changes to radioactivity in the environment and its impact on the population.

The aim is to provide the best possible protection for the population against all the dangers associated with ionising radiation.

Its members also work closely with their foreign counterparts.

Communication/Information Cell

The task of the Communication/Information Cell (Cellule communication/information, CCI) is to support the Crisis Cell in its efforts to coordinate communication between the authorities and the population.

It keeps the media and citizens informed of the changing situation and preventive and protective measures.


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