Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Evacuation-of-Rongelap-Islanders-to-Mejato-27MZIFJ8LMFGY.htmlConceptually similarEvacuation of Rongelap Islanders to MejatoGP0SI6Completed★★★★Evacuation of Rongelap Islanders to MejatoGP0YEKCompleted★★★★Evacuation of Rongelap Islanders to MejatoGP0I2GCompleted★★★★★★Evacuation of Rongelap Islanders to MejatoGP0VRLCompleted★★★★★★Evacuation of Rongelap Islanders to MejatoGP0YWWCompleted★★★★Evacuation of Rongelap Islanders to MejatoGP01729Completed★★★★Evacuation of Rongelap Islanders to MejatoGP0S0QCompleted★★★★Evacuation of Rongelap Islanders to MejatoGP01D9RCompleted★★★★Evacuation of Rongelap Islanders to MejatoGP0RJ3Completed★★★★View AllGP0STTPZ6Evacuation of Rongelap Islanders to MejatoEvacuation of Rongelap Islanders to Mejato by the crew of the Rainbow Warrior. Rongelap suffered nuclear fallout from US nuclear tests done from 1946 - 1958, making it a hazardous place to live. The health of many adults and children has suffered as a result. The Greenpeace crew took adults, children and 100 tonnes of belongings onboard.Locations:Pacific Ocean-Rongelap AtollDate:20 May, 1985Credit:© Fernando Pereira / GreenpeaceMaximum size:1561px X 2176pxKeywords:Greenpeace activists-Greenpeace staff-MV Rainbow Warrior-Nuclear (campaign title)-OutdoorsShoot:Nuclear Fallout Evacuation with Rainbow Warrior in RongelapOperation Exodus Rongelap. The island of Rongelap was used for USA nuclear tests from 1946-1958 and was hit by nuclear fallout. Many adults and children suffered from diseases related to the nuclear tests. The crew of the Rainbow Warrior took adults, children and 100 tonnes of belongings onboard to the island of Mejato, 14 hrs sailing from Rongelap. These are the last photos taken by Fernando Pereira.