Necessities of Life


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Necessities of Life

Things one requires to avoid death. Examples include food, sleep, shelter and clothing. Most necessities of life require money to purchase them. Jobs, investments and even insurance can be utilized to pay for the necessities of life. See also: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Activities of daily living.
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Kokab Iqbal Advocate pleaded before the court that government is responsible of providing basic necessities of life to people, however in Thar innocent children are dying due to malnutrition but the no concrete measures have been taken yet.
Hr warned that food and medicine distribution would be affected, along with transport and access to other so-called necessities of life such as heating, the report added.
The website posted on its main page excerpts from the message, highlighting HRH the Premier's assertion that "people in the world still need bigger efforts to contribute to urban change and provide the necessities of life consistently with the rapid demographic growth".
Natural World: The Real Jungle Book Bear BBC2, 8pm Big old Baloo certainly had it right when he sang about the bare necessities of life in the children's classic The Jungle Book all those years ago.
Due to the non-availability of the necessities of life at the city's Sunday bazaars, locals criticised the city administration and demanded that the standard of these bazaars be improved.
Governments can and should do their best to ensure that people have the necessities of life, but making any of them an enforceable right would crowd out society's ability to provide other essentials.
She pled guilty to the lesser charge of failing to provide the necessities of life.
At this time of recession with people losing their jobs and many struggling to pay for the necessities of life the jury, Mr Wigley, is still out.
THE phrase credit crunch has become the latest in a long line of shock tactic nonsense expressions designed to enhance our willingness to give in to the demands of government, both national and local, and pay through the nose for the basic necessities of life.
The 28-year-old father and 30-year-old mother of the two were detained and charged with failing to provide necessities of life after their mother told police she may have neglected the twins and not fed them enough.
The resolution states that poverty "can be seen as a deep, structural problem that implicates our value system and our educational and economic institutions," and that poverty may be defined as "lack of basic necessities of life such as food, shelter, clothing, health care, education, security, and opportunity.
Providing a growing world population with the necessities of life by using sustainable solutions will indeed be our challenge for the 21st century.