The first vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Anatoly Kinakh points out the necessity to improve state policy concerning support of Chernobyl disaster victims.

He declared about it opening the first session of organizational committee charged with preparation and conducting the 20th anniversary of Chernobyl catastrophe.

"First of all, it is needed to improve state policy from the point of view of social support of citizens," said the first vice PM. He underlined that about 100 thousand participants of liquidation of Chernobyl accident consequences are recognized and invalids. Besides, people’s health on polluted territory is getting worse. Peoples suffer lungs disease, hematosis disease; there is an increase of oncological pathologies.

According to Kinakh’s data, about 3.4 thousand square km of Ukrainian territory are polluted with strontium-90 and caesium-137.

Today it is planned to develop a plan of the main measures.

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