GCSE RS World Poverty Keywords

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Poverty
Being in a position where the basic needs of life are either limited or unavailable. Being extremely poor.
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Relative Poverty
When someone doesn't have enough money to buy luxury items and is considered poor compared to other people in that society.
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LEDC
Less Economically Developed Country.
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Natural Disasters
A strong type of weather caused naturally. e.g. volcanoes, typhoons earthquakes, tsunamis etc which cause devastation and destruction.
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Short-term aid
Aid that is given straight after a disaster to quickly help those in need such as building temporary shelters, burying the dead and immediate healthcare.
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Long-term aid
Giving help that lasts for a long period of time to aid a countries development and ability to be able to support itself such as; building schools; education programmes and building wells and
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Wold Trade
Trade between different nations in the world.
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Compassion
Having a desire to help because it is the right thing to do. Loving kindness.
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Community
A group of people with a shared interest or link.
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Corruption
The government is cheating people out of their own money, so members of the government are very rich while the public are very poor.
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Charity
Help or money given voluntarily.
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Debt
When money is owed and it cannot be paid back.
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Sustainable development
Aid intended to keep itself going without harming anyone or anything.
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When someone doesn't have enough money to buy luxury items and is considered poor compared to other people in that society.

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Relative Poverty

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Less Economically Developed Country.

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A strong type of weather caused naturally. e.g. volcanoes, typhoons earthquakes, tsunamis etc which cause devastation and destruction.

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Aid that is given straight after a disaster to quickly help those in need such as building temporary shelters, burying the dead and immediate healthcare.

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