Even 30 years after Chernobyl, ten million people in Belarus, Russia, Moldova and Ukraine are still suffering from the long-term health consequences of the disaster. With its Social and Medical Care programme, Green Cross supports families affected by the catastrophe. Therapy camps Among those worst affected are children like Dimitri, from the village of […]
Social and Medical
Ever since Larissa Yakubets joined the Green Cross Family Club, she and her four children have been receiving effective support for their difficult everyday lives. Her family is living without a father in poverty in the village of Pakul, Ukraine, in the radioactive contaminated zone just 70 kilometres away from Chernobyl. The radiation exposure there can be as high as 40 Ci/km2.
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A group of about 60 students from Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Japan, Italy and Switzerland, all taking part in a Green Cross summer camp programme, visited Geneva on 26 July. The youths took part in a tour of the United Nations, met with representatives of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies […]