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Chernobyl’s Children

YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJa5725nb_o  Chernobyl’s Children
 

Seattle TV: Children now sicker than ever from Chernobyl disaster — Contamination to go on for centuries to come — Many with heart and digestive problems http://enenews.com/seattle-tv-children-are-now-sicker-than-ever-from-chernobyl-disaster-contamination-to-go-on-for-centuries-to-come-many-with-heart-and-digestive-problems-video(VIDEO)Title: Local program helps children receive treatment years after Chernobyl
Source: KING 5 News
Author: MITCH PITTMAN
Date: June 25, 2013 a 
h/t moxnews

For most of us, the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster is history. But the reality is its effects linger for thousands still living around the site, which will be contaminated for centuries to come.

Two decades ago, a program was started locally to help those in Belarus receive treatment, and now Hope for Chernobyl’s Child is continuing that mission in Renton.

[…] organizers say children now are sicker than ever from Chernobyl’s lasting effects.

Transcript Excerpts

Many have heart and digestive problems and they’ll be treated by doctors who donate their time
Now over the years the Hope for Chernobyl’s Child program has helped over 350 kids and organizers say they’re sicker now than ever and they’re still looking for more doctors to help provide care

Watch the broadcast here

June 28, 2013 - Posted by | Resources -audiovicual

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