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(Updated on 16/09/2016)

 

 

INFORMATION :

 

  • Millions Across Southern Africa Face Food “Insecurity” - Text + Audio - 9 September 2016
    "Millions of people across southern Africa are dealing with food shortages resulting from extremely dry weather.
    Some scientists have linked the drought to the weather event known as El Nino."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • The Hungriest Place on Earth - Article + Audio - 15 January 2015
    "Recent studies suggest the African nation of Burundi has the highest levels of hunger and undernourished people worldwide.
    More than 10 years of war, along with poverty and overpopulation, have affected the nation’s economic and nutritional conditions.
    The UN World Food Program is hoping to help."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • Global hunger worsening, warns UN
    "More than one billion people - a sixth of the world's population - are undernourished... The report comes ahead of World Food Day on Friday."
    (BBC)

 

 

  • Burmese children 'facing death' (18 May 2008)
    "Thousands of Burmese children will die of starvation within weeks unless urgent aid is delivered, a UK charity warns."

    (BBC)



LISTENING :

 

  • Millions Across Southern Africa Face Food “Insecurity” - Text + Audio - 9 September 2016
    "Millions of people across southern Africa are dealing with food shortages resulting from extremely dry weather.
    Some scientists have linked the drought to the weather event known as El Nino."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • The Hungriest Place on Earth - Article + Audio - 15 January 2015
    "Recent studies suggest the African nation of Burundi has the highest levels of hunger and undernourished people worldwide.
    More than 10 years of war, along with poverty and overpopulation, have affected the nation’s economic and nutritional conditions.
    The UN World Food Program is hoping to help."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

PICTURES :

 

  • The face of famine - in pictures - 22 March 2017
    (BBC)


    After losing a number of their animals to the drought, Indhodeeq and her family
    abandoned their life as rural herders and sought refuge in the town of Kiridh.
    They were given this small shed to live in by people in the town.

 

 

LESSON PLANS :

 

  • World faces biggest humanitarian crisis since 1945 (March 13, 2017) - a lesson with AUDIO
    "The UN says the world is facing its biggest humanitarian crisis since 1945."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Humanitarian Crisis - Level 4  or  Humanitarian Crisis - Level 5
    Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities, crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Drought Leaves Ethiopia Facing Food Crisis (February 12, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "International charities have issued a stark warning about a looming humanitarian catastrophe in Ethiopia."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
"Take a look at the picture
Identify : - the type of document - the main characters - the main subject.
Compare the characters, then the situation.
Do the exercises on the comparative and superlative forms."

 


 

 

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VIDEOS :

 

  • UN: '1.4m children' face starving to death - VIDEO - 21 February 2017
    "The United Nations' children's agency Unicef is warning that almost one-and-a-half million children are at risk of starvation
    in South Sudan, Nigeria, Yemen and Somalia.
    UN assistant secretary general Justin Forsyth tells the Today programme the problem is largely the result of conflict and war."

    (BBC)

 

 

 

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