The Effects of War You know the real meaning of peace only if you have been through the war… -Kosovar
Before Enviromental Damage Example: Baghdad After
Loss of family members
Economy The US spends billions of dollars for wars and weapons each year. The money that can be used for better causes, such as providing food and water for people, all goes to violence.
Injuries and disabilities
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