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FLVS Environment

FLVS French 4- Environmnet-Poverty- Food and Water Issues

QuestionAnswer
appauvrir to impoverish
éradiquer erradicate
errer to wander
mendier to beg
nécessiter to need
se nourrir de to live on
priver de to deprive of
répandre to spread
soulager to relieve
voler to steal
l'aide au développement (fem.) development fundings/aid
l'aide financière financial aid
analphabète illiterate individual
l'analphabétisme illiteracy
une association caritative, une "bonne œuvre" charity ( group of people)
l'avenir (masculine) future
le manque de= la carence de lack of, deficiency
la famine= la disette famine
la baraque shack
le bidonville shantytown
dans le besoin in need, very poor
partager to share
les biens (masc.) goods
la faim hunger, starvation
le pays sous-développé underdevelloped country
le pays en voie de développement developing countries
le Tiers Monde the Third World
le fossé gap
ceux qui ont faim the hungry
ceux qui meurent de soif the one dying of thirst
la répartition des richesses distribution of wealth
la croissance de la population population growth
aménager to lay out, to equip
arroser to water
collecter to gather
consommer to consume
contaminer to contaminate, to pollute
couler to flow
creuser un puits to dig a well
la désertification desertification ( arid lands degrading and changing into deserts)
filtrer to filter
fournir to provide
gaspiller to waste
inonder to flood
irriguer to irrigate
mourir de faim to starve
nourrir to feed
la malnutrition malnutrition
parrainer= sponsoriser to sponsor
subvenir à ses besoins to meet one's needs, to make a living
tarir to run dry
le barrage dam ( over a river or lake)
le bien-être well-being
l'eau potable drinking water
le fleuve, la rivière large river, small river
l'inondation flood
la rareté de scarcity
la sécheresse draught
la survie survival
durable sustainable
efficace efficient
sain healthy
précaire precarious
avoir un impact sur to impact
détruire to distroy
jeter to throw away
salir to dirty
recycler to recycle
se raréfier to become rare
protéger to protect
s'affaisser to colapse
anéantir to annihilate
bruler to burn
dévaler to run down
s'effondrer to collapse
ensevelir to burry
le tremblement de terre earthquake
évacuer evacuate
hospitaliser to take into a hospital
périr to perish
ravager to devastate
tuer to kill
un appui= un soutient support
la boue mud
le bilan death toll
la coulée de boue mudslide
une échelle scale
les dégâts ( masc.) damage
un fléau calamity
sinistré affected by a disaster
la tempête storm
la vague de chaleur heatwave
les secours rescue team
un incendie fire
le raz-de-marée , le tsunami tidal wave, tsunami
une éruption volcanique volcanic eruption
le commerce équitable Fair Trade
le réchauffement planétaire Global warming
l'effet de serre (masc.) Geen house effect
la fonte de la calotte glacière the melting of the ice cap