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UK Aid - Helping the Victims of Chernobyl


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Chernobyl aid
Chernobyl aid
Chernobyl aid
Chernobyl aid
Chernobyl aid
Chernobyl aid

UK-Aid is an Essex-based charity whose aim is to help sick and under privileged children.

In particular, the charity supports the children and families still suffering from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.

How do UK-Aid help?

We help in two ways - Fund raising to enable sick and disabled children to receive specialist treatment and delivering vital humanitarian aid direct to needy families.

1.Delivering Humanitarian Aid

Our main work is to deliver Humanitarian Aid

  • We apply to various groups and individuals, including businesses, schools and churches, for aid such as clothes, children’s shoes, medical items and sanitary products
  • We load our 3 vans with donations and drive in convoy to Chernihiv. We do this three times a year
  • The journey is a 3500 round trip, taking us through France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Poland and Ukraine
  • Since 2001 we have personally delivered the aid to the Revival Centre where, after customs clearance, it is then distributed to needy families and other organisations such as hospitals and orphanages
  • All our drivers are volunteers
  • Each trip costs approximately £1000.00 per van
  • We periodically also raise funds to send an articulated lorry to deliver larger items such as beds and furniture.

See Our Humanitarian Aid Export of 2020

Chernobyl Revival Centre

2.Fund Raising

We support the Revival Centre ( which was established in 1996 in the town of Chernihiv, and treats sick and disabled children, especially those genetically affected by the Chernobyl disaster. It is now recognised as a centre of excellence by UNICEF.

Run by Dr Vasil Pasichnik and his staff, a team of specialist paediatricians and psychologists design specific programs of rehabilitation, including medical and psychological treatment, for over 2000 children each year. These children have wide ranging disabilities and illnesses.

The course of treatment is for 21 days at a cost of £220.00 per child. This includes food and accommodation during their stay, and all treatment costs.

How can you help?

Please volunteer


Volunteering is a rewarding and positive way to spend any spare time you may have and we’re always in need of people to help. Read more >>>

Drive or sponsor a van


We simply can’t get the aid we have to the Centre without the assistance and dedication of our drivers. Read more >>>

Please donate


We rely heavily on the donations of vital supplies we receive from our supporters. Read more >>>

Please sponsor


Any help your business can give us to raise funds and awareness would be very much appreciated. Read more >>>

Please fundraise for us


We really do appreciate the support of all our fundraisers who help us. Read more >>>

Please give


The smallest amount can make a big difference to the Centre and the families it supports. Read more >>>