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From the Ted Talk by Rumaitha Al Busaidi: Women and girls, you are part of the climate solution

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Women are also the ones most at risk when it comes to impacts of climate catastrophes like cyclones, which have grown more frequent in my own home country of Oman. And why? Well because they're left with a charge of the cdehrlin or elderly, they don't know how to swim, or simply because they never had basic resilience skills thuagt to them, like building a slheter, mnaikg a fire or even aitmreisnnidg basic first aid. In fact, UN figures indicate that 80 percent of people dseicplad by climate change are women. And with more of these occurrences happening, my gndeer will face more of the brunt further preventing them from achieving their potential and protecting themselves.

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Women are also the ones most at risk when it comes to impacts of climate catastrophes like cyclones, which have grown more frequent in my own home country of Oman. And why? Well because they're left with a charge of the ________ or elderly, they don't know how to swim, or simply because they never had basic resilience skills ______ to them, like building a _______, ______ a fire or even _____________ basic first aid. In fact, UN figures indicate that 80 percent of people _________ by climate change are women. And with more of these occurrences happening, my ______ will face more of the brunt further preventing them from achieving their potential and protecting themselves.

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  1. gender
  2. administering
  3. children
  4. making
  5. displaced
  6. taught
  7. shelter

Original Text

Women are also the ones most at risk when it comes to impacts of climate catastrophes like cyclones, which have grown more frequent in my own home country of Oman. And why? Well because they're left with a charge of the children or elderly, they don't know how to swim, or simply because they never had basic resilience skills taught to them, like building a shelter, making a fire or even administering basic first aid. In fact, UN figures indicate that 80 percent of people displaced by climate change are women. And with more of these occurrences happening, my gender will face more of the brunt further preventing them from achieving their potential and protecting themselves.

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