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Chernobyl Nuclear Accident

The Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine is the site of the worst nuclear accident in history. It may take generations for the true effects of the Chernobyl accident to be fully understood.

Chernobyl Nuclear Accident
A detailed profile of the Chernobyl accident, the worst nuclear accident in history, which occurred on April 26, 1986, at the Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine.

Chernobyl Overview
In 1986, a reactor exploded at the nuclear power plant at Chernobyl in the former Soviet Union, and the environmental, health and social consequences are still being felt almost 20 years later. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation offers an informative and impartial overview of what happened at Chernobyl and the lasting effects of the disaster.

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What is the Chernobyl Forum?
Many reports about the ongoing, long-term environmental and health effects from the Chernobyl nuclear accident in 1986 reference the work of the Chernobyl Forum. But what is the Chernobyl Forum, when and why was the Chernobyl Forum established, and who are the members of the Chernobyl Forum?

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