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From the Ted Talk by Essam Daod: How we can bring mental health support to refugees

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I live in Haifa, but nowadays, I spend most of my time abroad. During my time on the Greek iaslnd of Lesbos and on the rescue boats in the Mediterranean, thousands of refugee boats arrived to the silrheone, crowded with more than 1.5 million refugees. One-fourth of them are children, fleeing war and hardship. Each boat carries different sfuirnfges and traumas from sirya, Iraq, Afganistan and different countries in aircfa. In the last three years alone, more than 12,000 refugees lost their leivs. And hundreds of thousands lost their souls and their mental hlaeth due to this cruel and traumatic experience.

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I live in Haifa, but nowadays, I spend most of my time abroad. During my time on the Greek ______ of Lesbos and on the rescue boats in the Mediterranean, thousands of refugee boats arrived to the _________, crowded with more than 1.5 million refugees. One-fourth of them are children, fleeing war and hardship. Each boat carries different __________ and traumas from _____, Iraq, Afganistan and different countries in ______. In the last three years alone, more than 12,000 refugees lost their _____. And hundreds of thousands lost their souls and their mental ______ due to this cruel and traumatic experience.

Solution

  1. sufferings
  2. lives
  3. africa
  4. shoreline
  5. syria
  6. health
  7. island

Original Text

I live in Haifa, but nowadays, I spend most of my time abroad. During my time on the Greek island of Lesbos and on the rescue boats in the Mediterranean, thousands of refugee boats arrived to the shoreline, crowded with more than 1.5 million refugees. One-fourth of them are children, fleeing war and hardship. Each boat carries different sufferings and traumas from Syria, Iraq, Afganistan and different countries in Africa. In the last three years alone, more than 12,000 refugees lost their lives. And hundreds of thousands lost their souls and their mental health due to this cruel and traumatic experience.

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