Natural and other disasters
a) Razvozlaj besede v oklepaju. / Unscramble the words in brackets.
1 There was an underground ____________________ (OONELPSXI) in the mine, but luckily no miners were injured.
2 Air ____________________ (LPNUOOTLI) adds to the risk of developing lung diseases.
3 The ash from the__________ (VICCOALN) __________ (EPTONRUI) in Iceland in 2010 covered such a large area that thousands of flights had to be cancelled.
4 The ____________________ (DOFLO) broke into people’s houses and took away their belongings.
5 Millions of people died during the ____________________ (NEFIAM) because there wasn’t enough food.
6 The approaching ____________________ (NDROOTA) was threatened by everyone in town.
7 The earthquake under the sea caused a ____________________ (ANUSTMI), which had deadly consequences.
8 The charity has been raising funds to help endangered species after the huge ___________ (SEROTF)____________ (IFER) in Australia.
9 A ____________________ (AEIRUHCRN) usually hits the Caribbean.
10 The temperatures are rising steadily, and due to the lack of rainfall, there is a possibility of ____________________ (THDOURG).
11 Freddie Mercury died of AIDS, but thanks to medical science, this ____________________ (IDESAES) is curable nowadays.
12 Refugees are people who leave their country in order to escape ____________________ (ARW) or another disaster.
13 A total of 52 people were killed in the ____________________ (TUEEHAAQKR) that hit Albania in 2019.
b) Poveži besedo na desni z besedno zvezo na levi. / Match the word on the right to the phrase on the left.
|1 people use weapons||a) disease|
|2 not enough food||b) tornado|
|3 damage that people do to the environment||c) pollution|
|4 not enough rain||d) forest fire|
|5 hot lava, stones and ash||e) explosion|
|6 diabetes is a severe…||f) drought|
|7 too much water||g) tsunami|
|8 it burns||h) war|
|9 a huge wave||i) volcanic eruption|
|10 Dorothy and her dog Toto are swept away by a…||j) hurricane|
|11 something breaks into millions of pieces||k) earthquake|
|12 buildings shake and might collapse||l) flood|
|13 A … is a storm that is given a male or a female name||m) famine|