Chernobyl

A glimpse into Chernobyl, after the effects of the worlds worst nuclear disaster. It happened at 1.06am on the 25th April 1986 Ukraine (aka Ukraine SSR).  What remains now is a derelcit and empty town.

Operators in violation of safety regulations has switched off important control systems at reactore 4. The consequence was an explosion which sent a radioactive cloud over europe and as far as Eastern America.

Operators in violation of safety regulations has switched off important control systems at reactore 4. The consequence was an explosion which sent a radioactive cloud over europe and as far as Eastern America.

A 19 mile exclusion zone was imposed around the disaster area.Apart from a few residents,who refused to leave, it is now deserted

A 19 mile exclusion zone was imposed around the disaster area.Apart from a few residents,who refused to leave, it is now deserted

The evacuation in the nearby town Pripyat,did not happen until mid afternoon the next day. An announcement was not made to the international community until radiation alarms were activated in Swden,two days after the explosion

The evacuation in the nearby town Pripyat,did not happen until mid afternoon the next day. An announcement was not made to the international community until radiation alarms were activated in Swden,two days after the explosion

The united nations have stated that 3-4 million children were affected by the disaster

The united nations have stated that 3-4 million children were affected by the disaster

Almost 400,00 people have since been relocated.Over 2000 villages and towns were demolished

Almost 400,00 people have since been relocated.Over 2000 villages and towns were demolished

The economic cost to nearby belarus from 1986-2015 is estimated at 235 billion. Over 32 times the annual national budget

The economic cost to nearby belarus from 1986-2015 is estimated at 235 billion. Over 32 times the annual national budget

31 people subsequently died as a result of the explosion. However, the long terms effect of the disaster saw a significant increase in cancer and other diseases

31 people subsequently died as a result of the explosion. However, the long terms effect of the disaster saw a significant increase in cancer and other diseases

 

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