WD1 Theme 2

What is absolute poverty?
An individual of family is unable to access miniumim needs like food, water, shelter.
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What is relative poverty?
Where poverty is defined in relation to the society. Individuals are able to have their basic needs met but can't afford holidays etc.
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What is fuel poverty?
Households that do not have enough income to afford fuel required for heat, light and to cook at home.
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What is vulnerability?
Being at risk of a deterioration in one’s well-being.
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What is entitlement?
The right to have command over resources necessary to meet one’s needs eg. land or right to property and inheritance; the right to a vote or an education.
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What are endowments?
These are the assets or capital possessed by individuals or families. They are important because they provide a safety-net in times of increased vulnerability
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What is empowerment?
Having the ability to control one’s life and assert one’s rights through confidence, access to information and entitlements.
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What is relative poverty?

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Where poverty is defined in relation to the society. Individuals are able to have their basic needs met but can't afford holidays etc.

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What is vulnerability?

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What is entitlement?

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hi these notes really helped thanks, also, how did you revise for world development, do you know any other sites that have good resources? 

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