Chernobyl

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Chernobyl

  1. 1. Chernobyl By Jack Streppone
  2. 2. Chernobyl <ul><ul><li>Chernobyl accident took place in 1986 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>result of a flawed reactor design that was operated by inadequately trained personnel.  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The resulting steam explosion and fires released 5% of the radioactive reactor core into the atmosphere. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two Chernobyl plant workers died on the night of the accident </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>28 people died within a few weeks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>acute radiation poisoning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Chernobyl <ul><ul><li>UNSCEAR says: apart from the increased thyroid cancers, &quot;there is no evidence of a major public health impact attributable to radiation exposure 20 years after the accident&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resettlement of areas from which people were relocated is ongoing </li></ul></ul>

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