11 Facts About World Hunger
- did you know 11.3% of the world’s population is hungry? That’s roughly 805 million people who go unfed properly or as they need on a daily basis, consuming less than the recommended 2,100 calories a day.
- The world produces enough food to feed all 7 billion people and more!!!, but those who go hungry either do not have land to grow food or money to purchase it.nor do they have a way to receive food from others.
- 10 countries that have achieved the greatest success in reducing the total number of hungry people in proportion to their national population are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Cuba, Georgia, Ghana, Kuwait, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Thailand and Venezuela. However many still suffer and many people have made money off of the suffering of others by advertising the hunger and collecting money for themselves.
- Poverty is the principal cause of hunger. The causes of poverty include poor people’s lack of resources, an unequal income distribution in the world and within specific countries, conflict, and hunger itself. And not to forget the disability to receive electricity nor water plays a big major in the outcome.
- In 2010, an estimated 7.6 million children — more than 20,000 a day — died. Poor nutrition plays a role in at least half of these deaths. are they receiving help? no
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- Nearly 98% of worldwide hunger exists in underdeveloped countries.
- Almost 1 in every 15 children in developing countries dies before the age of 5, most of them from hunger-related causes. health and the immune system becomes very weak for not receiving vitamins that the body needs
- While hunger exists worldwide, 526 million hungry people live in Asia.
- Over a quarter of the world’s undernourished people live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Almost 1 in 4 people in this region is chronically hungry. while others only pay attention to supplying shoes such as (toms) food isn’t provided and the actual cause isn’t aimed to.
- When a mother is undernourished during pregnancy, the baby is often born undernourished, too. Every year, 17 million children are born this way due to a mother’s lack of nutrition before and during pregnancy.
- Similarly, women in hunger are so deficient of basic nutrients (like iron) that 315,000 die during childbirth from hemorrhaging every year.