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Chernobyl Documentary, part4

Chernobyl Documentary, Episode 04

In the close surrounding area of the village in Stolbun the dose rate is negligible. After the break down of the Soviet Union people officially created their Russian Orthodox Church here. Before, the people in Stolbun …

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Chernobyl Documentary, part3

Chernobyl Documentary, Episode 03

Sheika, a village nearby Bartholomejevka, shows a high dose rate too. Even though the sign “Sheika” still exists, Belarus officials insist that this village doesn’t exist on the map. Here, people live without electricity, telephone and …

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Chernobyl Documentary, part2

Chernobyl Documentary, Episode 02

The film continues with another village, called Bartholomejevka. Not many people live here anymore. The dose rate is at around 2 μSv/ hour. An older couple lives here together with few left over neighbors in a …

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Chernobyl Documentary, part1

Chernobyl Documentary, Episode 01

Sivinka is the first location within the highly radioactive contaminated Gomel-Vetka region. Today no one lives here. The dose rate exceeds 5 μSv/ hour. However, the school of Sivinka had been used until 5 years after …

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4 Housing Program

Housing Program: Who wants to be homeless?

The fourth episode is very American like – it gives you an happy end and shows how clients move from the shelter into REST’s housing program. Gerald Pilarski explains: “…I don’t think homelessness …

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3 Homelessness: Causes and Solutions

Homelessness: Causes and Solutions

The third episode explains the causes of homelessness and touches topics such as poverty, minimum wage, chronic substance abuse, chronic mental illness and the breakdown of the social support system. The film illustrates how REST addresses …

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2 Where to volunteer

Do you like to volunteer for a homeless program?

The second episode illustrate the life within the overnight shelter and puts emphasis on volunteer groups. The US are frequently portrait as country, which doesn’t care if people are poor or …

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1 Support Center

Live within the support center

The first episode illustrates the live within the support center, which is called by the homeless people often drop in center. The idea is to have a safe place to be, which is not just …

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