Efforts to Fight Against World Hunger

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World hunger was and is continuing to be a worry all around the world. Many people are dying everyday from malnutrition. We need to unite together and conquer this horrible problem. World hunger is the malnutrition and under nutrition in a country. World hunger is a problem mostly in still developing countries such as some places in Africa. There are two issues that must be taken into consideration when evaluating the progress in ridding the world of hunger: estimations of hunger, and goals set. Depending on the source where the information is gotten from, world hunger is either increasing or decreasing. For right now the information is most likely estimations because many of these countries do not have sable, reliable governments that keep track of everything.

The estimations of hunger play a big role in goal setting to help world hunger. Now making accurate estimations does not mean that world hunger is going to go away and that’s why it’s called estimation, because we can’t possibly get to every single person in this world and help him or her. But together we can get pretty darn close. In the new estimates of world hunger, the number of undernourished people was 1 billion in 1990-92 that has decreased to 870 in 2010-12. The goal for this millennium is to get down to 500 million people. In 2013, the world was estimated to be .033 away, or 234 million people, from reaching this target. Statistics from Global Hunger Relief are as followed: “1.02 billion people in the world do not have enough to eat. This means one sixth of humanity is undernourished. (FAO, 2009). Hunger and malnutrition are still the number one risks to health worldwide. (World Food Programme). In 2008, nearly 3 million children died before they re...

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...o see the next. And no matter how horrible it is to think about it we need to so we can finally realize and do something about it and try to help others rather than not do anything at all. People who don’t do anything think as long as they stay out of it they aren’t hurting anyone, but in reality they are because instead of doing something to try and help, they are doing nothing and they are fighting against the cause to help those who are hungry and malnourished. So in the gist of things, everyone needs to stop avoiding the cause and get up and do something even if it is the littlest thing!

Works Cited

Google Images. Google, n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2014.
Hunger Notes. World Hunger Education Service, n.d. Web. 3 Jan. 2014. .
"Statistics." Global Hunger Relief. Global Hunger Relief, n.d. Web. 8 Jan. 2014. .

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that world hunger is a problem mostly in still developing countries such as some places in africa.
  • Explains that estimations of hunger play a big role in goal setting to help world hunger.
  • Describes how organizations like free rice, unicef, global hunger relief, bread for the world, and world food programme help people suffering from hunger.
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