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There were shortages of essential items ; the water and electricity supplies were systematically suspended for two or three days a week.
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There were three other men within this prison whom Barton would have liked to liberate, but they were in other cell blocks.
There were no less than six or seven saloons in Ganado, not counting the lower class dives, all vying for the trade of celebrating miners and teamsters.
There was a measure of protection in its concrete walls and ceiling, but the engineers who hastily installed it were well aware that concrete is not much better than prayer, if as efficacious, when a direct hit comes along.
There were two rubbing sticks for making fire, two stones shaped roughly like knives, a woven-root container which held a few pounds of dried worms and the dead body of some rodent.
There is evidence to suggest, in fact, that many authors of the humorous sketches were prompted to write them -- or to make them as indelicate as they are -- by way of protesting against the artificial refinements which had come to dominate the polite letters of the South.
There is a mediocre restaurant at Sounion and I fed a thin little Grecian cat and gave it two saucers of water -- there was no milk -- which it lapped up as though it were nectar.
There was much sickness in the corps, and the men were, in addition, without the clothing, shoes, and blankets needed for the winter weather.
There were several men of ninety or more whom I knew first or last, all of whom were still productive and most of whom knew one another as if they had naturally come together at the apex of their lives.
There were four from St. John's and four from Christ's, three from Pembroke, and two from each of the colleges, Jesus, Peterhouse, Queens', and Trinity, with Caius, Clare, King's, Magdalene, and Sidney supplying one each in the ordo senioritatis.
There and shortages
There were notable counter-examples, such as the famine in Rwanda during World War II and the Malawi famine of 1949, but most famines were localized and brief food shortages.
There were critical shortages of essential food grains and other staples because of wartime disruptions.
The Year Without a Summer ( also known as the Poverty Year, The Summer that Never Was, Year There Was No Summer and Eighteen Hundred and Froze to Death ) was the year 1816, in which severe summer climate abnormalities caused average global temperatures to decrease by 0. 4 – 0. 7 ° C ( 0. 7 – 1. 3 ° F ), resulting in major food shortages across the Northern Hemisphere.
There were food shortages, the people were without regular transportation and postal service, and they were at risk of becoming part of the Italian Aegean Empire.
There are shortages in the higher education services in the city, and most of the students are traveling to Basra ’ s one public university about 57 km, or to the Technical Institute in Al-Zubair region.
There were shortages of rations, ammunition, transport and fodder for the animals, and desertion was rife.
There is tremendous and growing pressure on Sekong to log its forests – both from Vietnamese interests ( where the wood furniture sector averaged 70 % growth per year during 2000-2004 ) and from Lao companies ( who face wood shortages because of dwindling stocks in lowland forests ).
There are several types of conflict likely to arise: absolute shortages ; shortages in a particular time or place ; diversions of water that reduce the flow available to others ; pollutants or other changes ( such as temperature or turbidity ) that render water unfit for others ' use ; and the need to maintain " in-stream flows " of water to protect the natural ecosystem.
There were also engineering problems with few sources of water to tap into, compounded by porous soil on the summit level, which led to water shortages.
There were still great shortages when the First World War began, and the British Expeditionary Force was still equipped with Maxims when sent to France in 1914.
There is also a concern that although daily torpor can help conserve energy and resources during moderate food shortages, extended food shortages brought about by climate change could create too much stress and severely impact the survivability of the species.
There were shortages of almost all products, and people had to stand in long lines to buy even essential goods.
There were long severe labour shortages on the Canadian prairies and these became extreme during the weeks of the fall harvest when millions of acres of crops needed to be brought in during a short period of time from September to October.
There were many others which added to local shortages or otherwise increased the death rate, ( e. g. Boat Denial Policy, Rice Denial Policy, various purchasing policies ) but were not causes of the famine.
There was also a Stop Lock at Marple, although both canals were built to the same level, and the lock was provided only for cases where water shortages might have resulted in a temporary difference.
There was no consensus among the military administration as to the potential value of female soldiers, and this, coupled with the severe shortages from which the nation was then suffering, meant that the army made only a half-hearted commitment to the project.
There was a regional issue in 1945 during shortages of Yugoslav stamps in the aftermath of World War II.
There were shortages of nearly every kind of equipment such as blankets, mosquito bars, shelter halves, entrenching tools, gas masks, and helmets.