About this reported Oleksandr Starukh, head of Zaporizhzhia OVA, on the air of the all-Ukrainian telethon.
“There are clear plans for the evacuation of the population in those situations when a nuclear emergency may arise on the territory of the Zaporizhzhya NPP,” Starukh said. “These plans were developed in peacetime…
He clarified that according to the plans, 275,000 people from the 50-kilometer zone are subject to resettlement. These are residents of Zaporizhzhia, Kherson and Dnipropetrovsk regions.
The head of the Zaporizhzhya OVA also reported that the nuclear reactors at the ZNPP are reliable. They are also designed for different situations and can withstand impacts. However, the situation with the storage of spent nuclear fuel is more complicated.
- Lala Tarapkina, adviser to the Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine, said on August 9 that in the event of a disaster at the ZNPP, the Zaporizhia region will be uninhabitable.
- On August 8, the adviser to the head of the OPU, Mykhailo Podolyak, called on the UN Security Council to react to the situation at the ZNPP.
- UN Secretary General António Guterres called for an end to the shelling of the Zaporizhzhia NPP and to give international inspectors access to it
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