In developing countries most are struggling economically to provide enough food and jobs. Those who are not employed is the majority of the people with families that are suffering from hunger. The short term consequences of starvation are terrible. More and more people are dying from this each day. In this year we are expected to lose 7,615,360 people from hunger.
So, the food gets transported from other countries the food prices increases every day. Many people in the country are poverty that means that they can’t buy enough food to feed themselves because it is too expensive. The second hungriest country in the world is Haiti. Some problem it faces that leads to hunger is 80 percent of people live in poverty. Most of their natural resources were destroyed by hurricanes, floods, and tropical storms.
Over one billion people are living in poverty, lacking safe water, housing, food, and the ability to read. There is a high concentration of communities in poverty in Africa; particularly Central Africa. States that are considered in Central Africa are the following: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Republic of Africa, Chad, Equatorial Guinea and the Congo. The majority of these Central African states’ economies are dependent on agriculture. As a result of this dependency, natural disasters, droughts and wars can displace subsistence farmer from their land resulting in poverty becoming even more prevalent and harder to come back from.
Sunflower County illustrated a major decrease in population. In the mid 1970s, the county population consisted of majority African Americans making up roughly 80.9 percent of the county population. As poverty remains, the residents of the Mississippi Delta continue to suffer from the cruelty of poverty due to poor healthcare and poor job opportunities Regardless, of how poverty is measured, deprived people in rural places like the Mississippi Delta that deal with the challenges of being poor are more likely to have health issues and limited job opportunities. This entire region of Mississippi is suffering from high density of bad health. In the Mississippi Delta, many residents do not have the income to afford proper health insurance.
While the lack of basic human necessities affects adults, it however affects the education, health, nutrition and protection of children more. The problem of extreme poverty in Africa has caused many children to be in terrible situations. Because of poverty, many children are exposed to conditions such as malnutrition, child labor, underweight, and diseases. According to UNICEF, “More than 30 per cent of children in developing countries – about 600 million – live on less than $1 a day. Every 3.6 seconds one person dies of starvation.
Poverty, external shocks, and lack of education are reasons why the economic inequality exists in Sub-Saharan countries. The first reason that makes economic inequality become dominant is poverty, which has increased in Sub-Saharan countries. The increase of economic inequality clearly can be seen between people in rural and urban areas. As African Development Bank Group in their research mentioned, "the percentage of the population is poor in rural areas (56.9%), compared to urban areas (49.6%)." (www.afdb.org) This shows that the majority of rural citizens and the minority of the urban citizens are poor.
• Households living in poverty have sunk deeper into poverty and the gap between the poor and the rich has widened. • Poverty an also be described as having a lack of income and/or goods to satisfy necessities-food, shelter, clothing, and acceptable levels of health and education. • The majority of South Africans are unemployed and therefore can’t satisfy their needs and wants, and also their children’s needs and wants, thus more than half of South Africa’s children live in poverty. 1. Causes • The main cause of poverty in South Africa is the lasting effects of apartheid.
Extreme poverty is those who can’t even have water, food, housing, and clothing. (Lusted) As for anyone in poverty though, it decreases their lifespan as these people don’t have the money for proper healthcare and nutrition. For one person in the 48 states excluding Hawaii and Alaska, the poverty line is set at $11,770. As you add more people to the family, t... ... middle of paper ... ...onditions in an inner-city or a rural community in the United States” (8). Most of the countries in Africa there are well over 50% of people below their poverty line.
Poverty is the main problem for people in Ethiopia. Most of the people in Ethiopia, suffer from hunger and famine. There are no enough food and people cannot feed their families easily. All of these poverty problems are related to backward agriculture and drought. Agriculture is one of the basic source of food and people depend on the agricultural products in Ethiopia, but it is very back
Poverty is the lack of basic human needs, such as clean water, nutrition, health care, education, clothing and shelter, because of the inability to afford them. Population refers to the growing number of people who require resources, such as food, to live. And priorities, or quality of living, refer to us who live in a First World country and our standards of living compared to the standards of people living in the Third World. Poverty is affecting many people today. About 1.7 billion people live in absolute poverty; before the industrial revolution, poverty had mostly been the norm.