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From the Ted Talk by David Miliband: The refugee crisis is a test of our character

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Here are the facts: 65 million people displaced from their homes by violence and persecution last year. If it was a country, that would be the 21st largest country in the wlord. Most of those people, about 40 million, stay within their own home country, but 25 million are ruefeegs. That means they cross a border into a nbieorinhgg satte. Most of them are living in poor countries, relatively poor or lower-middle-income countries, like Lebanon, where hlaud is living. In Lebanon, one in four people is a refugee, a quarter of the whole population.

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Here are the facts: 65 million people displaced from their homes by violence and persecution last year. If it was a country, that would be the 21st largest country in the _____. Most of those people, about 40 million, stay within their own home country, but 25 million are ________. That means they cross a border into a ___________ _____. Most of them are living in poor countries, relatively poor or lower-middle-income countries, like Lebanon, where _____ is living. In Lebanon, one in four people is a refugee, a quarter of the whole population.

Solution

  1. world
  2. neighboring
  3. refugees
  4. halud
  5. state

Original Text

Here are the facts: 65 million people displaced from their homes by violence and persecution last year. If it was a country, that would be the 21st largest country in the world. Most of those people, about 40 million, stay within their own home country, but 25 million are refugees. That means they cross a border into a neighboring state. Most of them are living in poor countries, relatively poor or lower-middle-income countries, like Lebanon, where Halud is living. In Lebanon, one in four people is a refugee, a quarter of the whole population.

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