This has affected 14 less developed countries such as India and Bangladesh , and has killed 295,608 people. The crop of many farmers would have been destroyed along with businesses, homes, and families. Many less developed countries began borrowing money from richer
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.
Over the past 25 years prior to the world cup preparations, the US Department of State has deemed Rio de Janeiro as “critical” when it comes to crime rates and death rates. Nearly 20,000 families have been forcibly relocated from homes near stadium sites, with little or no compensation, while an estimated 38 "pacification units" and 9,000 police officers currently occupy 174 favelas, home to 600,000 people. According to the webster-miriam dictionary online, a favela is a settlement of jerry-built shacks lying on the outskirts of a Brazilian city. The living conditions in the favelas are poor and the crime rates are high. It is an extremely dangerous and poor part of Brazil.
Those living in poverty have a lack of funds to invest in education, thus their schools lack the material and staff to probably train their students for future success. This lack of education is the root cause of poverty, because those with no education can’t compete for higher paying jobs that require basic understanding in subjects like math, such as being an accountant or bank manager. Their lack of education has limited their job opportunities, therefore limiting them from improving their lifestyle. Furthermore, poverty travels from generation to generation like an endless cycle. Also Children living in poverty have a higher number of absenteeism or leave school all together because they are more likely to have to work or care for family members.
There was no rain, no moisture and that meant that no farmer in the plains could plant any crop there to make a profit for his or her family. The drought, being the single most devastating effect on planting crops in the Great Plains, proved to be a force of devastation for many years. Moreover, since there was little rain it was virtually impossible to plant anything that could survive the harvesting season during the dustbowl. If you have no rain and no moisture
Brazil is a rising world power; however, there are huge social issues that are quite evident in today’s Brazil. The working class people are suffering from low wages, dire poverty, and no representation at the local or national level. A majority of these people live in slum towns, called Favelas, on the outskirts of huge cities, like Rio de Janeiro. In Rio de Janeiro, the largest Favela, with a population of almost seventy-thousand people, is Rocinha. In Rocinha many issues are bluntly evident, yet the government seems to ignore them.
Denise Montes Professor Knowles English 240 18 May 2014 Causal Essay Favela [slums or urban areas] are where approximately 11.4 million of the 190 million Brazils’ population reside. These areas are known to be areas with crime and extreme poverty, the people who live there are known to be social outcast and are usually ignored by upper class citizens. These areas are home to the people who cannot afford to live in cities like Rio de Jainero or São Paolo because of the raising housing cost. Favela typically comes into being when squatters (a person who unlawfully occupies an uninhabited building or unused land) occupy vacant land at the edge of a city and construct shacks of salvaged or stolen materials. These areas are so heavily populated lack of infrastructure is limited so citizens are forced to improvise plumbing and electricity.
So many people suffered from this disease and even those that were not infected, it caused pain and tragic despair. “In Naples, they lost 63,000 people in the matters of two months” (Rosen)! People back then did not know how to handle the disease so they tried to leave, but that made it spread quicker than normal. Throughout Europe at least half the population died. The Black Plague (1348-1350), generated so many issues with the economy, social problems within society and a huge loss that triggered distress for many people.
Hurricane Katrina killed up to 2,000 people and injured thousands of people. Katrina was known as one of the costliest storms ever. The U.S government had to pay 108 billion dollars to fix New Orleans. About 80 percent of the Housing Units in New Orleans were destroyed. Thousands of people were desperate for food, shelter, and aid which caused many people to riot and caused a lot of chaos.
Although Darfur has a history of violence and suffering, this genocide is the main cause of death and war that is destroying Darfur . An estimated 300,000 people have died in fighting the genocide or from disease, hunger, and these causes are related to the genocide. As well some 2.7 million people have been made refugees. ( Darfur . The Columbia Encyclopedia) many inhabitants from Darfur have suffered because of genocide, which ultimately is caused from fighting and from being homeless without food and shelter.