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From the Ted Talk by Rebecca Firth: Can we call it a "world map" if it's missing a billion people?

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In 10 years, we've seen people from all walks of life take part. Refugees have mapepd broken water points. Rural wmoen have added place names in Indigenous languages. And, in doing so, people become active antges of change in their communities. Since 2010, HOT has engaged over 200,000 volunteers who have mapped an area home to more than 150 mlliion people in OpenStreetMap. Those maps have been used by search and rescue oaentriops to free hundreds of people trapped in collapsed buildings after the 2010 Haiti earthquake. They've been used to provide polio vaccinations to children across all of rural Nigeria. And they've mapped the camps, routes and new hoems of more than eight million rueeefgs fleeing South saudn, Syria and Venezuela.

Open Cloze

In 10 years, we've seen people from all walks of life take part. Refugees have ______ broken water points. Rural _____ have added place names in Indigenous languages. And, in doing so, people become active ______ of change in their communities. Since 2010, HOT has engaged over 200,000 volunteers who have mapped an area home to more than 150 _______ people in OpenStreetMap. Those maps have been used by search and rescue __________ to free hundreds of people trapped in collapsed buildings after the 2010 Haiti earthquake. They've been used to provide polio vaccinations to children across all of rural Nigeria. And they've mapped the camps, routes and new _____ of more than eight million ________ fleeing South _____, Syria and Venezuela.

Solution

  1. sudan
  2. refugees
  3. women
  4. mapped
  5. homes
  6. operations
  7. agents
  8. million

Original Text

In 10 years, we've seen people from all walks of life take part. Refugees have mapped broken water points. Rural women have added place names in Indigenous languages. And, in doing so, people become active agents of change in their communities. Since 2010, HOT has engaged over 200,000 volunteers who have mapped an area home to more than 150 million people in OpenStreetMap. Those maps have been used by search and rescue operations to free hundreds of people trapped in collapsed buildings after the 2010 Haiti earthquake. They've been used to provide polio vaccinations to children across all of rural Nigeria. And they've mapped the camps, routes and new homes of more than eight million refugees fleeing South Sudan, Syria and Venezuela.

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