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The presentation of the Radiation and Smog Alarm chatbot: recording, materials

10. 2. 2023

The international program “Clean Air for Ukraine” officially presented the smart chatbot Radiation and Smog Alarm, which was developed as part of the program to notify the public about air pollution, including chemical threats, and radiation.
With the help of the Radiation and Smog Alarm chatbot, the user will be able to receive prompt and objective information about the radiation background and the level of air pollution here and now.
“The Radiation and Smog Alarm chatbot is the first operational radiation alert in Ukraine, which is extremely important during the war, when Russian terrorists seized the Zaporizhzhia NPP and constantly threaten other nuclear plants with missile strikes,” says Marcela Chernochova, coordinator of the “Clean Air  for Ukraine”, expert of NGO “Arnika” (Czech Republic). – Alerts in case of exceeding the radiation background level at a dangerous average level of more than 30μR/h in the last 10 minutes are sent to everyone who is subscribed to at least one station in the region. During the war, we installed stations with gamma background sensors in various cities and towns, including Zaporizhzhia and Rivne, Kyiv, around the NPP.”

“The algorithm for calculating the condition of the Radiation and Smog Alarm about pollution includes as much as possible all the variable parameters for each user: how close the measuring stations are located to him, whether they are working or disconnected, whether it is new equipment that shows a whole list of pollutants, including carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, chlorine, ammonia, or the old one that only measures dust. What is also new is that the impact of pollution on various vulnerable categories of the population is taken into account,” explains Oleksiy Trelevsky, founder and curator of the largest network of public monitoring of radiation and air quality in Ukraine, EcoCity, technical expert of the “Clean Air for Ukraine” program, head of the chat development team -bot Radiation and Smog Alarm.

You can subscribe to the data of one monitoring station nearby or to several stations in the area – there are no restrictions. You can check information about the whole city.
See the presentation about the work of the chatbot>> 07 02 2023 radiatonandsmogalarmbot Trelevsky

“The war showed the need to urgently inform the population about the state of the air, the radiation background, and chemical pollution. The “Clean Air for Ukraine” program reacted quickly, concluded Oleksiy Angurets, deputy head of the Environmental Monitoring Center of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council. – The result will be a way of integrating public and state monitoring to create a modern system that will meet today’s challenges.”

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This project is led by a non-governmental organization Arnika (Czech Republic) in cooperation with local civic initiatives in industrial towns of Ukraine with financial support from the Transition Promotion Program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

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