Yesterday, on December 14, in Ukraine Day of celebration of participants of elimination of consequences of the Chernobyl accident was celebrated. The decree about establishment of this memorial was signed by the President of Ukraine two years ago, on November 10, 2006.
Today in the Nikolaev area on the account 8314 citizens who suffered owing to Chernobyl accident consist. In the total number of the population "Chernobyl veterans" make 0,7%.
To 1 category отностя 340 people, 2 categories - 3361 people, the 3rd category - 2340 people, the 4th category - 6 people, "" category - 4 people, children and disabled people - 2263 people
Most of all victims of poledstviye of the Chernobyl accident live in Nikolaev - 2950 people (35% of their total number) and Yuzhnoukrainsk - 1180 people (14,2%). In total in Ukraine on the account more than 2,5 million injured citizens consist, reports a press - service Nikolaev YEAH.