Chernobyl 20th Anniversary Medical and Humanitarian Aid Convoy Headed for Belarus This Month.NEW YORK New York, state, United States
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Chernobyl Children's Project International to deliver $3.5 million in aid to hospitals and orphanages in Belarus, and a mobile thyroid cancer monitoring unit to the to the International Red Cross. Convoy arrival coincides with life saving pediatric cardiac surgery mission.
Chernobyl Children's Project International will mark the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident this month with a humanitarian and medical aid convoy Aid Convoy is a British charitable organisation running and supporting various humanitarian aid projects, mostly in Eastern Europe. Its aims are achieved primarily by means of running convoys. Projects
Aid Convoy's current projects focus on Albania and Ukraine. worth $3.5 million dollars. The convoy will leave Ireland on April 9, and travel overland 3,000 miles through 9 countries en route to Belarus, a country severely impacted by the Chernobyl disaster The reactor accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was the worst in history, resulting in a severe nuclear meltdown. On 26 April 1986 at 01:23:40 a.m. reactor number four at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant located in the former Soviet Union near Pripyat in Ukraine exploded. . The convoy will arrive in Belarus on April 15.
The aid convoy - the 27th for Chernobyl Children's Project International (CCPI CCPI Chernobyl Children's Project International
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Brit informal an articulated lorry trucks carrying food, clothing, and medical supplies, and 27 ambulances. Chernobyl Children's Project International will donate the ambulances to hospitals, clinics, and orphanages in the most needy communities of Belarus, and volunteers will distribute the aid throughout the country.
A mobile thyroid monitoring unit will be donated to the International Red Cross in Belarus on April 19. Long time CCPI patron and volunteer Ali Hewson, who is co-creator of the EDUN socially conscious clothing line and wife of U2's Bono, will perform the hand-over.
The arrival of the aid convoy will coincide with CCPI's life saving children's cardiac surgery program, which is organized in partnership with the International Children's Heart Foundation. CCPI provides funding for the International Children's Heart Foundation to go to Belarus three times per year to operate on children at Minsk's children's cardiovascular surgery cardiovascular surgery Heart surgery An operation for repairing structural defects of the cardiovascular system Examples CABG, repair of congenital heart defects, varicose veins, aortic aneurysms, ventricular remodeling, transmyocardial center.
Chernobyl Children's Project International (http://www.chernobyl-international.org) is an international development, medical and humanitarian organization that works with children, families and communities who continue to be affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986. They have delivered over $72 million in aid to Chernobyl affected regions of Belarus via overland convoy. The organization was founded in Ireland 15 years ago, and expanded into the United States in 2001. CCPI's work was featured in the Academy Award winning documentary "Chernobyl Heart."