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The Effects of Chernobyl Accident on Human Health

The Effects of the Accident on Human Health The full extent of the effects of the Chernobyl accident on human health is difficult to assess and remains controversial.800,000 people, known as liquidators, were involved in the clean up after the accident. According to figures previously issued by government agencies in…

Chernobyl Evacuations

Chernobyl Evacuations After 36 hours, people in the immediate vicinity of the plant began to be evacuated, initially from a 10 kimoetre zone. In the following months more than 130,000 people were moved out of a 30 km zone around Chernobyl. At first it was believed that much of the…

Chernobyl Charities and Organisations

Charities and Organisations On this page you will find a list of charities and organisations across the UK who are dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by the Chernobyl disaster. Click on the links to visit each charity home page. Get in touch with the charity find out…

Voices of Chernobyl

VASILY Show me a science fiction novel about Chornobyl. There isn’t one! Reality is stranger. A LONELY HUMAN VOICE I would push it into one of the tubes, the largest, which went into the stomach. He couldn’t smell things anymore. I would ask, “Taste good?” And he wouldn’t know. VASILY…

HealthProm

Registered Charity No. 801884 Tel:  020 7284 1620 Fax: 020 7284 1881 HealthProm has been working in partnership with organisations in the former Soviet Union since 1984 to improve healthcare for some of the most vulnerable sections of the population.  Our programmes employ the skills and services of some of…

21st Anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster

On April 26th 1986 the biggest man-made catastrophe of this century occurred in a small town in the North East of Ukraine. Man in his quest for electric power built nuclear power stations across the globe. During the Second World War the Germans killed one in four of its population…

THE OTHER REPORT ON CHERNOBYL (TORCH)

AN INDEPENDENT SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS 20 YEARS AFTER THE NUCLEAR DISASTER PROVIDING CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF A RECENT REPORT BY THE INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY (IAEA) AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) AUTHORS_ Ian Fairlie, PhD, UK. David Sumner, DPhil, UKAFTERWORD_ Prof. Angelina Nyagu, Ukraine Summary and…

Nature in Chernobyl

The ecosystem is the first thing to suffer from any event happening in the world. If there is a fire, animals and plants become the first victims; when a tsunami or an earthquake occurs, the nature of the affected region is devastated. When a human-induced disaster takes place, the animals,…