Chernobyl Childens Life Line prepares for their Summer Visit – Lancashire Headline News In 1986 Belarus, received over 70% of the radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear explosion and as a result, thousands of children born every year go on to develop thyroid cancer, bone cancer and leukaemia. Chernobyl Childrens Lifeline bring child victims of the Chernobyl disaster to the UK for recuperative breaks.