Chernobyl accident victims liquidators were awarded in Odesa oblast

13 December 2018, 16:40
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In Odesa region, the participants of the liquidation of the consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident were rewarded. Honorary diplomas of the Regional State Administration for liquidators were handed over by the deputy chairman of the Odessa regional state administration Vitaliy Svichynsky.

"In the Odessa region there are almost 2 thousand liquidators of the consequences of the Chernobyl catastrophe. Thanks to your courage and heroism, the lives and health of millions of people have been saved ", - said Vitaliy Svichinsky.

It should be noted that the awarding took place on the eve of the Day of honoring the participants of the liquidation of the consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. In Odesa region, there are almost 7,000 people affected by an accident and more than 2,000 people who have suffered from disability.

Recall the Day of Honored Members of the Chernobyl Accident Aftermath is celebrated annually on December 14th on the day the construction of the sarcophagus is finished over the destroyed fourth power unit of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant.