25 Facts You May Not Know About The Chernobyl Accident

On April 26, 1986 the world witnessed the worst human made disaster in history and the effects are still being felt today. Here are 25 facts you may not know about the Chernobyl Accident.

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The Chernobyl disaster remains the only level 7 incident on the international Nuclear Event Scale (INES) making it the biggest man-made disaster of all time

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The disaster released at least 100 times more radiation than the atom bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima.

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Nuclear rain from the disaster fell as far away as Ireland

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Not surprisingly, the accident has caused the Soviet Union, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine hundreds of billions of dollars.

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800,000 men risked their lives by exposing themselves to radiation in order to contain the situation. 25,000 of these have died and 70,000 are disabled.

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