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Hunger

  1. 1. What is Hunger History of Hunger Life of it’s Victim 10 ways to prevent Hunger
  2. 2.  Hunger  When 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.
  3. 3. 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 world's people.  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 hunger.  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. 
  4. 4.     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 hopeless lives.
  5. 5. 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 agencies. 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. 6. 6.) Promote an organization working on relieving hunger 7.) Get a group of friends together to go on a "gleaning trip" to nearby farms to gather excess produce 8.) Share your strength. Donate your professional skills 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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