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    Hunger Hunger Presentation Transcript

    • by: Hannah Reeves
    • ARE YOU HUNGARY?
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    • AFRICA
      • Every day 30,000 children die from a combination of disease- infested water and malnutrition, of disease- infested water and malnutrition.
      • Water-borne diseases are claiming one child every three seconds. These diseases are the major killers of small children in Africa.
      • In addition to those lives being claimed for lack of clean water and malnutrition, diseases such as AIDS, malaria, pneumonia and typhoid fever are killing record numbers as well.
      • About 20% of the children in Africa die before the age of five, because of malnutrition
    • SOUTHEAST ASIA
      • Southeast Asia has the most hungry people of any region in the world. To make matters worse, recent sky-rocketing prices for grain could make the hunger rate in Southeast Asia even higher.
      • Cambodia is worst off of all, with more than 30% of the population facing chronic food shortages.
      • In a region where 84% of the population lives on less than $2 per day, a sudden near-doubling of rice prices will have a catastrophic effect.
      • 7% of children under 5 years old in this region are severely underweight and malnourished.
    • LATIN AMERICA
      • In Latin America and the Caribbean, more than 52 million people, 10 percent of the region's population suffer from malnutrition or hunger.
      • the main cause of malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean is not a lack of food-production capacity, but poor distribution of and access to food.
      • There are nearly nine million children under five suffering from chronic malnutrition in the region.
    • THE UNITED STATES
      • The United States is the richest country and most benefited country in the world.
      • The U.S. economy maintains a very high level of output per person.
      • Historically, the U.S. economy has maintained a stable overall GDP growth rate, a low unemployment rate, and high levels of research and capital investment funded by both national and, because of decreasing saving rates, increasingly by foreign investors.
    • SEE HOW LUCKY YOU ARE?
    • THINK BEFORE YOU WASTE FOOD.