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From the Ted Talk by Aala El-Khani: What it's like to be a parent in a war zone

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Given that the first years of a child's life are crucial for healthy physical and eitonamol development, and that 1.5 billion people are experiencing armed conflict — many of whom are now joining our communities — we cannot aroffd to turn a blind eye to the needs of those who are eicrnpixeeng war and displacement. We must prioritize these families' needs — both those who are internally displaced, and those who are refugees worldwide. These needs must be prioritized by NGO workers, policy mkraes, the WHO, the UNHCR and every single one of us in whatever capacity it is that we function in our society.

Open Cloze

Given that the first years of a child's life are crucial for healthy physical and _________ development, and that 1.5 billion people are experiencing armed conflict — many of whom are now joining our communities — we cannot ______ to turn a blind eye to the needs of those who are ____________ war and displacement. We must prioritize these families' needs — both those who are internally displaced, and those who are refugees worldwide. These needs must be prioritized by NGO workers, policy ______, the WHO, the UNHCR and every single one of us in whatever capacity it is that we function in our society.

Solution

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  2. emotional
  3. afford
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Original Text

Given that the first years of a child's life are crucial for healthy physical and emotional development, and that 1.5 billion people are experiencing armed conflict — many of whom are now joining our communities — we cannot afford to turn a blind eye to the needs of those who are experiencing war and displacement. We must prioritize these families' needs — both those who are internally displaced, and those who are refugees worldwide. These needs must be prioritized by NGO workers, policy makers, the WHO, the UNHCR and every single one of us in whatever capacity it is that we function in our society.

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