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.
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Malnutrition affects people of all ages, but children suffer the most from this disease. According to the “2013 World Hunger and Poverty Facts and Statistics,” children that are malnourished have up to one-hundred and sixty days of illness every year. Shockingly, children under 2 are nine times more likely to die from a common illness that normally would not be lethal (“NEED TO KNOW- The silent epidemic of malnutrition”). According to Voice of America News, 50,000 children will die this year because of a famine in South Sudan. Additionally, another 250,000 will suffer from severe acute malnutrition.
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Between 1994 and 1996, malaria epidemics in 14 countries of sub-Saharan Africa caused an unacceptably high number of deaths, many in areas previously free of the disease. Adolescents and young adults are now dying of severe forms of the disease. Air travel has brought the threat of the disease to the doorsteps of industrialized countries, with an increasing incidence of imported cases and deaths from malaria by visitors to endemic-disease regions. A number of factors appear to
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that affects one third of the world's population. The most infected areas are developing counties or third worlds countries such as Africa, India, Pakistan, and East Timor. Tuberculosis has been affecting people for millennia. Despite all of mankind's medical advances, TB is a global pandemic. This pandemic is caused by a number of factors such as poverty, HIV/AIDS, lack of health care, lack of knowledge, and new drug resistant strains.