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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has provided Belarus with a mobile laboratory for assessing radiological threats associated with forest fires in the Polessie State Radio-Ecological Reserve, adjacent to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Recent fires in the exclusion zone did not lead to a hazardous increase in air-borne radioactive particles.

Date: Friday, 29 May 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-equips-Belarus-with-mobile-radiation-monitori

The recent fires in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine have not led to a hazardous increase in air-borne radioactive particles, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 24 April. The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) has regularly provided information on the fires through the IAEA's Unified System for Information Exchange in Incidents and Emergencies (USIE).

Date: Tuesday, 28 April 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Chernobyl-forest-fires-pose-no-health-risk-says-IA

A forest fire on the western tip of the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine has not affected background radiation levels, state authorities said today.

Date: Tuesday, 07 April 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ukraine-confirms-no-change-to-radiation-levels-fro

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree that sets out plans to develop the Chernobyl exclusion zone as a site for tourism, including new walking trails and enhanced mobile phone reception.

Date: Friday, 12 July 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Transforming-Chernobyl

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