Scientific Facts on the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 @ 21:59:46 GMT
Topic: Testimonials

Green Facts report: Context - 20 years ago, the most serious accident in nuclear history changed the lives of many. Massive amounts of radioactive materials were released into the environment resulting in a radioactive cloud that spread over much of Europe.

The greatest contamination occurred around the reactor in areas that are now part of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine.

How has this region been affected by the accident and how has it coped?

  1. Introduction - the accident
  2. What was the extent of the Chernobyl accident?
  3. How has human health been affected by the Chernobyl accident?
  4. How has the environment been affected by the Chernobyl accident?
  5. How are highly contaminated areas managed?
  6. What are the social and economic costs of the Chernobyl accident?
  7. What are the current concerns and needs of affected people?
  8. Other views and links

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