Life-saving aid to be shipped to Chernobyl

Three million euro worth of humanitarian aid will leave Ireland today bound for Chernobyl.

Three million euro worth of humanitarian aid will leave Ireland today bound for Chernobyl.

Sixteen lorries and 14 ambulances will set off from Celbridge in Co Kildare and will cross through 10 European countries before arriving in the troubled region of Belarus.

Orphanages and hospitals will benefit from the materials, which have been funded by the people of Ireland.

Adi Roche of the Chernobyl Children's Project says the help is still desperately needed.

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