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CHERNOBYL CHILDREN'S LIFELINE
EDM #723
Tabled 14 September 2010
2010-12 Session
That this House applauds the work of the Chernobyl Children's Lifeline in helping children who have had their lives damaged by the Chernobyl nuclear power station disaster of 1986; is concerned that over 24 years since the disaster, the World Health Organisation estimates that 500,000 children in Belarus are currently at risk; notes that since its founding in 1991 Chernobyl Children's Lifeline has brought over 46,000 children from affected areas to the UK for recuperative breaks as well as working with local charities in these areas to provide medical equipment, medicine and support for those worst affected; therefore expresses deep concern at the recent difficulties which the charity has faced in obtaining visas for children from the UK Border Agency; further notes with disappointment that in May only eight of 19 children from the affected areas planning to visit the Isle of Wight were able to make it to the UK; expresses further concern that the charity is required to pay for visas for children visiting the UK from Ukraine; and calls on the Government to work closely with the charity to resolve these issues.

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