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Radiation Tidbits -
Chernobyl: 20 Years On
(Part III: Radiation Contamination
and Lessons Learnt)

Written by: Yeung Siu-wai

The trilogy "Chernobyl: 20 Years On" discusses the Chernobyl accident that happened on 26 April 1986. The first part: The Incident and second part: Incident Consequence of the trilogy were presented in the last two issues of 'Radiation Tidbits' in March and June. This is the last part of the trilogy, summarizing the radiation contamination and lessons the world learnt from the accident.

A monument commemorating the 'liquidators', erected near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station.(Source: Petr Pavlicek/IAEA)    
A monument commemorating the 'liquidators',
erected near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station.
(Source: Petr Pavlicek/IAEA)



  1. Environmental impact of the accident

     

  2. Agricultural impact of the accident

     

  3. Present situation of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station

     

  4. Potential risk of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station nowadays

     

  5. Lessons learnt

     



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Last revision date: <19 Dec 2012>