The example answers to Worksheet 29 are included below. Please complete the worksheet and then check your answers. Students that correct their work will be given full points. Corrections should be done in red pen.
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1. Drought, floods, and other natural disasters can cause famine if food supplies are destroyed or cannot be transported.
2. The governments of many countries around the world know that they are not always able to supply sufficient food to their people during natural disasters.
3. About 600 million people, most of them children, suffer from malnutrition, a condition caused by inadequate amounts of protein and calories.
4. Childhood malnutrition creates mental and physical disabilities; these effects can also be seen when a malnourished child grows up.
5. Many countries fail to meet the nutritional needs of their people because of rapid population growth.
6. Exceeding 5 billion by the mid-1990s, the population of the world expands at a rate of more than 1.5 percent every year.
7. At that rate, the number of people in the world will double in 41 years; the production of food will also have to double to keep up with the demand.
8. Previously, a high death rate maintained the level of the world's popUlation, but during the twentieth century, medical advances and improved living standards added years to human life expectancy.