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Bhopal disaster


Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, India - December 3, 1984


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Remembering the 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy


Bhopal gas tragedy survivor recalls deadly night of 1984

The Bhopal disaster, also referred to as the Bhopal gas tragedy, was a gas leak incident on the night of 2–3 December 1984 at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is considered to be the world's worst industrial disaster. Over 500,000 people were exposed to methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas. The highly toxic substance made its way into and around the small towns located near the plant.
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  • Background 

  • Leakage and its effects 

  • Long-term effects 

  • Causes 

  • Additional Union Carbide actions 

  • Ongoing contamination 

  • Popular culture 

  • Activism