Chernobyl survivors in Israel: “A 2001 law promised housing and medical care to this group of heroes, but scandalously has never been implemented”

TIMES OF ISRAEL
1,500 Chernobyl ‘liquidators’ live in Israel. They are appallingly mistreated
by Ksenia Svetlova
June 13, 2019

The much-discussed new TV series, “Chernobyl,” which focuses on the worst nuclear disaster of the twentieth century, has reminded the world about what happened at the plant’s No. 4 nuclear reactor 33 years ago….The vast majority of the hundreds of thousands of Chernobyl “liquidators”— those who were called in to deal with the immediate aftermath of the catastrophic nuclear leak — who are still alive today reside in the former Soviet Union. But about 5,000 of them immigrated to Israel at the start of the 90s, and 1,500 of them still live here. READ MORE

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