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  • n. Plural form of livelihood.

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Examples

  • The people who live here manage to extract livelihoods from the dead.

    Manila Living

  • With well-designed monitoring and appropriate relief services that reinforce the coping strategies of the poor and support their long-term livelihoods, we can ensure that those still affected by drought can be identified and helped.

    ANC Agricultural Policy

  • Military and civilian aid experts at a United Nations-backed meeting today emphasized the need for a peacekeepers and aid agencies to take a 'green' approach in their work to protect the environment and the long-term livelihoods of communities affected by conflict.

    NewsBlaze.com Current News - Top Stories

  • Not only will the transition to a green economy not hurt America’s farmers, but it will save their livelihoods from the increasing threat of climate disruption, which impact the Brookings study did not model.

    Wonk Room » Brookings: Fears That Cap And Trade Will Hurt Farmers Are Baseless

  • It’s disgusting that the culture which forced the police to jump through these ridiculous hoops to protect their livelihoods is now blaming them for – what?

    ACPO blames front-line cops for doing their job SHOCK! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • It'll take books, bread, better livelihoods -- in other words, a civilian surge -- to convince the Afghan people to trust in their own government and not the Taliban for protection and progress.

    CNN Transcript Dec 1, 2009

  • That will allow people to resume their livelihoods, which is the next most important thing after their emergency needs are met.

    CNN Transcript Jan 3, 2005

  • UN) "There is a growing awareness of the need for action," said Steiner, "and momentum is now building to find ways of protecting the environment and the long-term livelihoods of affected communities."

    ENS

  • Indonesia's 40 million poor who depend on healthy land and sea for their livelihoods will be the worst affected due to prolonged droughts, tropical cyclones and rising sea levels thanks to climate change.

    The Jakarta Post Breaking News

  • The private think tank, The International Council on Security and Development, has a strategy to end the Taliban's access to poppy profits while actually helping the Afghan people rather than simplistically bombing their homes as livelihoods, which is the American strategy.

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