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时间:2014-04-19 07:56来源:未知 作者:voa365 点击:

Welcome to the Voice of America's "News Words," where we teach you about words in the news.

This word has to do with helping people after Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines:The U.S.military and the Australian government

have deployed supplies and rescue personnel to Tacloban and surrounding areas.And the U.S.says it is providing $20 million in

humanitarian aid.The word "humanitarian" means showing concern for other people.The United States provided search teams,food.water

and medicine as part of its humanitarian help to the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan struck their country in 2013.

Now,when you hear the word "humanitarian,"your English will be good enough to know what this News Word means.