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Important Days Current Affairs April 4th Week 2021
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Important Days Current Affairs April 4th Week 2021

International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day is Designated on 27th April:

 
The International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day is commemorated every year on April 26. The United Nations declared the day in 2016, and it was the first time it was observed.
 
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♦ On the 30th anniversary of the 1986 nuclear disaster, the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day was created. It is being used to draw attention to the dangers of nuclear power in general.
♦ On April 26, 1986, a fore blast occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in what is now Ukraine. The reactor began to spew radioactive materials into the atmosphere.
♦ Despite the low number of casualties, radioactive contaminants are still present in the atmosphere, posing a threat to human life in the area. Various young people in Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus are now suffering from thyroid cancer as a result of the crash.
♦ A huge radioactive cloud was scattered across Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus as a result of the fire blast. A total of 8.4 million people were exposed to radioactive waves. The Chernobyl Trust Fund was established by the United Nations in 1991. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is now in charge of it.
♦ After the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, the United Nations, which was created to promote world peace following World War II, is willing to discuss nuclear issues.


 

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