share
Twenty five years on, the terrible legacy of the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl continues to affect a new generation. The children born after 1986 face birth defects, deformities and disease caused by the radioactive environment they are forced to live in. Trapped in a barren land, they live in extreme poverty and without hope.

Chernobyl Children's International, which the band have supported for many years, offers hope to those most affected by the Chernobyl nuclear explosion, the children of Belarus, Western Russia and the Ukraine.  Learn more here and take a look at this powerful video, produced to mark the 25th anniversary of the disaster.

COMMENTS

2
sarahbrasil
13 June, 2011
The future
"Got to carry each other" is the phrase of the future. we got to do this for ourselfs, for our family, for the earth. U2 is the best! love u
SacredRose
11 June, 2011
Powerful
Watching this brought me to tears and there is NO reason anyone should ever have to live like this or in any of these conditions...Ever. If God would send his angels, then let it be done now...and let these people no longr suffer ever again...Amen
Newer comments    1 - 2 of 2    Older comments

Recent News all news

02 Mar, 2015
Edge and Bono in Rolling Stone on iTunes and 'Innocence'.
3
25 Feb, 2015
'Every Breaking Wave', Studio Exclusive From ‘Songs Of Innocence’ Acoustic Sessions.
10
23 Feb, 2015
Premiere: 'Every Breaking Wave' - the video.
13
12 Feb, 2015
Introducing Aoife McArdle’s Every Breaking Wave: 'a short film based on the U2 song of the same name'
37

Related Topics