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Term Summary
Foodbank

A foodbank gives nutritionally balanced food and support to people experiencing emotional or financial crisis. 

Fossil fuels

Fuels such as coal, oil and gas formed by the decomposition of prehistoric plants and animals.

Fossil fuels

Fuels such as coal, oil and gas formed by the decomposition of prehistoric plants and animals.

Foyer

Foyers are projects for young people that provide “a springboard to independent living,training and work”. Based on a French model, Foyers in Britain tend to contain accommodation and a range of support facilities in one building.