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Archive - The Effects of Radiation from Chernobyl. 1997-2000
Paul Fusco
In Chernobyl in 1986 a nuclear reactor exploded vomiting 160 tons of radioactive ash into the air that swept across the lands poisoning 25% of the population and 25% of the land and water of Belarus. Thirteen years after the explosive catastrophe the awful legacy can still be seen not only in the surviving immediate victims, but also in thousands more who were born with radiation caused deformities and diseases and forever more those who have dangerous buildup of radiation in their bodies from the food they eat and the water they drink everyday. It accumulates and festers and destroys lives in...

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UKRAINE. Chernobyl. 1997. "The Sarcophagus" Nuclear Plant Station...
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UKRAINE. Chernobyl. Workers at the nuclear energy station tend...
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BELARUS. Maiskey Village. 2000. This potato field is near the...
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BELARUS. Bartalomeevka. Evacuation zone. Grigory Sarikov has...
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BELARUS. The Red Zone around Chernobyl, Southern Belarus. 1997....
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RUSSIA. Novozibkov. Evacuation zone. An old man tries to find...
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BELARUS. Narovliya area. Heavy contamination, considered dangerous,...
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RUSSIA. Zamishevo village. The mother holds a government document...
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BELARUS. Bartalomeevka. Evacuation zone: only five people live...
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BELARUS. Gden. 1997. In the "Hot Zone," an impoverished mother...
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BELARUS. 1997. Children's ORphanage #3, Minsk. An attendant walks...
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BELARUS. Minsk. Children's Cancer Hospital. Maria, 9 years old,...
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RUSSIA. CHERNOBYL/BELARUS. 2000. Nurse, Alla Kamarova, at the...
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BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. The boys on the floor....
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BELARUS. 1997. Chidlren's Home #1, Minsk. After feeding, an attendent...
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BELARUS. 1997. Children's Cancer Hospital, Minsk. A mother comforts...
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BELARUS. Minsk. Children's Cancer Hospital. Mother talking with...
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BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. A hydrosyhalic child surrounded...
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BELARUS. 1997. Children's Home #1, Minsk. An attendent bathes...
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BELARUS. Minsk. Children's Home #1. A nurse holds a 2 1/2 yr....
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BELARUS. 1997. Children's Home #1, Minsk. A boy with non-working...
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BELARUS. Gomel. Orphanage for Abandoned Children. 4 1/2 yr....
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BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. This boy seems to live...
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BELARUS. Minsk. Novinki Asylum. A special ward for boys who cannot...
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BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. After breakfast these boys...
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BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. The boys on the floor....
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BELARUS. Minsk. Novinki Asylum. Two boys all but disappear in...
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BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. Three boys in a hallway....
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BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. These boys spend each day...
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BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. Friends gather on a mat....
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BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. Two boys who are not able...
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BELARUS. Zhuravitchy Orphanage and Asylum. Children playing during...
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BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. A young boy always crouches...
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