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Belarus. Province of Gomel. Gomel. Two women , wearing black fur coats, and a man counting his money, stand on a queue to buy bread in a shop. The town of Gomel was heavily affected by the fallout of the catastrophe which took place on april 1986 at 1.23 am in the Chernobyl atomic power station. The accident in the nuclear power plant has environmentals effects which affect territories and health of the people. The town of Gome is still contamined by radioactive materials, like caesium 137. © 2006 Didier Ruef