35 years ago, 26 April 1986 of the year, there was a disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. To one degree or another, its consequences have affected many European countries.. But Ukraine suffered the most, Russia and especially Belarus.
8 December 2016 year, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution, which proclaimed 26 April International Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl Disaster.
As a result of the accident, almost the entire spectrum of radionuclides was released into the atmosphere., which had accumulated in the reactor at the time of the explosion, including iodine-131, cesium-134, cesium-137, strontium-90. In the first weeks after the accident, radioactive iodine posed a particular danger to people., isotopes of which, entering the body, concentrate in the thyroid gland and cause its irradiation.
Later 35 years since the disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Republic of Belarus, large-scale work has been done, aimed, among other things, at the relocation of people from the danger zone, provided with their housing, work and health care, many territories, radiation-susceptible, disinfected. The State program for overcoming the consequences of the disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant at 2021-2025 the years. Its main goals are: social protection of the population, affected by the disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant; ensuring radiation safety requirements; accelerated socio-economic development and revival of contaminated areas.
Belarusians, as well as people all over the world, must always remember sacrifices, which had to be suffered as a result of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. И сделать все возможное, чтобы история никогда не повторилась вновь. Авария на Чернобыльской АЭС затронула жизни нескольких поколений и нанесла непоправимый урон. Has led to environmental pollution, for many years turning the territory around the station into an exclusion zone. The disaster robbed thousands of homes. But the most important thing – tragedy claimed and maimed human innocent lives. At the same time, the Chernobyl disaster also showed, how huge human sacrifice can be.