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The radiation background was checked in Zaporizhzhia region: what are the indicators

Katerina Belousova

Normally, the gamma background indicator should not exceed the mark of 20 micro-roentgens per hour

In the Zaporizhzhia region, the indicators of the radiation background remain stable and do not pose a threat to the life and health of the population.

The research was carried out by specialists of the Zaporizhzhia Center for Disease Control and Prevention, reports Zaporizhia Regional Military Administration on Telegram.

So, as of the morning of Wednesday, August 3, the gamma background is:

  • the city of Zaporizhzhia – 11 μR/hour;
  • city ​​of Energodar – 8 μR/hour;
  • the city of Kamianka-Dniprovska – 11 μR/hour;
  • the city of Berdyansk – 11 μR/hour;
  • the city of Vasylivka – 11 μR/hour;
  • urban-type settlement of Mykhailivka - 8 μR/h.

The report emphasized that the gamma background does not exceed the natural background characteristic of these territories.

As you know, normally the indicator should not exceed the mark of 20 micro-roentgens per hour.

Earlier, EcoPolitic wrote, that in Ukraine online map of radiation monitoring background in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone and other parts of the country was created within the framework of the bGeigies for Ukraine project. Monitoring is carried out using mobile measuring devices.

As EcoPolitic previously reported, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the Integrated Automated Strategy of radiation monitoring systems for the period until 2024.

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