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.
“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread” – Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist World hunger is one of the biggest problems faced in this world today. About 24,000 people die every day, and most of these deaths are faced by children under five. Even though there is a lot of food in the world, some people in the world can’t access these foods because of poverty. About 1/10 of the world population suffer from chronic hunger every year. Because of the hunger problem, the majority of people suffer from blindness, anemia, malnutrition related problems and other diseases because they are not getting enough diet.
Often money that should be spent on purchasing food is used to pay rent or utility bills. If the Untied States, during times of such economic growth, could experience such hunger, how is hunger affecting third world countries? There are 800 million people in developing countries that don't have enough food to eat (The State Of Food Insecurity In the World). Of these 800 million people two-thirds of them live in either Asia or the Pacific. Most of the 800 million people in developing countries that suffer from malnutrition are women and children.
Indians live in a country impoverished by hunger, one-fourth of its population endure it on a daily basis. Both children and adults go hungry as a result of the economy and cultural traditions. Despite a growing economy, substantial food production, and programs created to stop hunger, it persists. The widespread problem of hunger in India negatively affects many of its people. Hunger in India affects many people, particularly vulnerable children under the age of five.
Millions of people die each year from these diseases “ being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody is much greater hunger, A greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat” Mother Teresa. The department of health and human service developed poverty guidelines. Relative poverty is also income difference. The world health organization stated that hunger and malnutrition are the greatest threats to the world. Malnutrition is by far the largest contributor to child humanity.
The most concentrated amount of people suffering from hunger are located in the eat, central and southern Africa. About seventy five percent of undernourished people live in low-income rural areas of developing countries. Still, there are people starving in urban areas. Women, children, and those living in rural areas are more susceptible to undernoursihment. Over half of undernourished, starving people live in Asia and t... ... middle of paper ... ... future generations of all people.
Hunger is approximately distributed among people as follows:578 million people in Asia and the Pacific, 239 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa,53 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean,37 million men and women in the Near East and North Africa. That compared to 19 million people in developed countries." Almost 50 to 75 percent of hunger in most African countries by the war that destroys most of the country 's natural resources; Somalia and D.R Congo are examples of
Also, poor nutrition causes almost half of the mortalities in children under five. Three million children each year die because of poor nutrition. It is estimated that every ten seconds a child dies due to hunger related diseases. Global perspective Poverty is one of the major factors of hunger. Until now, there are many little children and parents suffering from poverty.
There are many statistics and facts about world hunger which help to keep us informed about the rest of the world. For example, hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined, approximately one in nine people on earth do not have enough food to lead a healthy lifestyle, two thirds of the total people in Asia go hungry every day and the vast majority of the world’s hungry people live in developing
Worldwide, 870 million people — about one in eight— are hungry. That is nearly three times the population of the United States. It is hard to imagine in the modern world that a country cannot feed its people, but in 1984, the Ethiopian Famine took over one million lives. There were many causes that contributed to the complications faced in Ethiopia. These problems received major attention in the global Community.