History of Hunger
Life of it’s Victim
10 ways to prevent Hunger
is the physical sensation of desiring food.
politicians, relief workers and social
scientists talk about people suffering from hunger,
they usually refer to those who are unable to eat
sufficient food to meet their basic nutritional
needs for a sustained period of time.
Caused by disruptions to the food supply caused by war,
plagues or adverse weather changes.
While progress had been uneven, by 2000 the threat of
extreme hunger has subsided for a great many of the
Until 2006, the average international price of food had
been largely stable. By 2008 the price of rice had more
than tripled in some regions, especially severe in
developing countries. The 2008 worldwide financial crisis
further increased the number of people suffering from
By mid-2012, about one billion people were suffering from
chronic hunger, which is an increase of close to 200
million since the beginning of the century.
According to the United Nation's World Food Programme, a
child dies from hunger every six seconds.
Life was usually unbearable.
People were always hungry. They deliberately tried to
starve residents by allowing them to purchase only a
small amount of bread, potatoes, and fat.
Some residents had some money or valuables they
could trade for food smuggled into their homelands;
others were forced to beg or steal to survive.
During the long winters, heating fuel was scarce, and
many people lacked adequate clothing. People
weakened by hunger and exposure to the cold
became easy victims of disease; tens of thousands
died in the ghettos from illness, starvation, or cold.
Some individuals killed themselves to escape their
1.) Turn vegetarian.
2.) Volunteer at a local soup kitchen or food bank. Offer
to prepare or deliver foods.
3.) Encourage your favourite restaurant to donate extra
food and kitchen equipment to local hunger-relief
4.) Give money to worthy hunger-related organizations.
5.) Contribute to canned food drives or start one of your
own by charging admission of a can of food to your next
social event. After the party, make sure your catered
extra food goes to local hunger-relief agencies.
6.) Promote an organization working on relieving
7.) Get a group of friends together to go on a
"gleaning trip" to nearby farms to gather excess
8.) Share your strength. Donate your professional
9.) Obtain a "wish-list" from a local hunger relief
group of items they need such as pots and pans,
dishes, kitchen equipment, etc., and circulate it
amongst your friends and co-workers to try to
obtain some of the material.
10.) Learn about the issue of hunger so you can
take more effective action.
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