The International Organization Chernobyl Union was founded in 1991 after the collapse of the USSR and united all the national Chernobyl organizations from the former union republics - the newly independent states.


After the disaster, about 1 million liquidators, and 3,200,000 people, lived and worked in contaminated areas.


Presently, more than 200,000 liquidators and more than 3 million people are still living in the areas contaminated with radionuclides and need support.

International Organization Chernobul Union is doing everything possible to support.


In 2019, at the 7th Congress of the organization, the Japanese organization - Food and Life Safety Foundation - became a part of the International Chernobyl Union.

In this regard, the name of the organization was changed to - Chernobyl Union - Fukushima.


The organization consists of 22 sub-organizations in 20 different countries and provide assistance to citizens affected by Chernobyl, Fukushima and other technological disasters.



Our Goals:




- Protection of social and economic rights and interests of their citizens, as well as their interests, representation in all state and local authorities.



- Providing timely assistance, including medical assistance, to the victims of the consequences of the Chernobyl accident, Fukushima-1 and other technological disasters.



- Assistance in the treatment of people and children with disabilities and measures for their integration into society



- Cooperation with international political, state, economic and environmental structures to prevent new nuclear and other technological disasters.


- Ensuring safe scientific and technological progress and the survival of human civilization.


- Cooperation on the basis of agreements with various organizations of other countries.


- Organization of regular medical examination, treatment and rehabilitation of affected children in Ukraine and abroad.



- Cooperation with medical institutions to improve the medical support for participants in the aftermath of the Chernobyl accident, Fukushima, and others.

- Organization of the reception, distribution and delivery of humanitarian aid.



Since 1991 till present time, 7 congresses have been organized. They are held by decision of the Coordinating Council and the Executive Committee. The last Congress was held in 2019 in Kiev and was dedicated to the medical aspects of the consequences of nuclear disasters in Chernobyl and Fukushima.




Between the congresses International organixation Chernobyl Union-Fukushima is run by an executive committee and a coordinating council, which includes vice presidents of organizations from Ukraine, Lithuania, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Russia and Japan.


From left to right:

Junichi Kowaka &

Valeriy Makarenko