Before the disaster, the Chernobyl plant provided nuclear power to the northern regions of Ukraine. After the explosion and radioactive release, several countries including Ukraine, Russia and Belarus have been burdened with decontamination efforts and health care costs.
My husband and I run a charity ib Norfolk, we deliver aid to the people in Belarus, who received 70% of the fallout, we have both been over on a convoy, it breaks your heart to see them. unfortunately people forget, with your pictures hopefully people will remember them.
This child clearly has untreated hydrocephalus. It's actually quite common to see children affected this way in Eastern European orphanages where they are not given a surgical shunt, regardless of radiation exposure.
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