Environment

Chernobyl Legacy

15/15
dots
gallery
Paul Fusco BELARUS. Maiski. 1997. Nikolai Yanchen, one of 600,000 liquidators conscripted to fight the fires and clean up the radiation ash and contaminated villages. He lost his right leg to cancer after wor (...)
Paul Fusco Many evacuated families were resettled here. They say it is much harder to earn a good living here. They are much poorer. Kara Viny, Belarus. 1999. © Paul Fusco | Magnum Photos
Paul Fusco BELARUS. Minsk. Childrens Cancer Hospital. 2000. A father is overcome with sadness as he sits with his daughter who is suffering from the effects of radiation. © Paul Fusco | Magnum Photos
Paul Fusco BELARUS. Minsk. Children's Cancer Hospital. A mother embraces her son who is being treated for cancer.
© Paul Fusco/Magnum Photos © Paul Fusco | Magnum Photos
Paul Fusco Minsk, Belarus. Children's Cancer Hospital. Vova, 15-years-old, lost his left leg to cancer a year before this photo was taken. He's been in the hospital ever since. his cancer has spread and the d (...)
Paul Fusco Children's Home. This hospital receives many of the most deformed babies soon after their births. Katya, 3 years old, was born with multiple sclerosis. Minsk, Belarus. 2000. © Paul Fusco | Magnum Photos
Paul Fusco This potato field is near the Hot Zone, a 30 km zone around Chernobyl which was horrifically radiated. Maiskey Village, Belarus. 2000. © Paul Fusco | Magnum Photos
Paul Fusco Intensive therapy Hemotology Unit at the Gonel regional Clinical hospital. Aleysa Beoia, 17 years old, has leukemia that was first diagnosed when she was 11 years old. Gonel, Belarus. 2000. © Paul Fusco | Magnum Photos
Paul Fusco Children's Home. This hospital receives many of the most deformed babies soon after their births. Nurse Alla Komarova loves a helpless boy after she bathes him. The little boy. Zgenya, has been in (...)