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Chronic Hunger

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Chronic Hunger

  1. 1. WHAT IS CHRONIC HUNGER?<br />
  2. 2. CHRONIC HUNGER IS MORE THAN A PANG IN YOUR STOMACH THAT TELLS YOU ITS TIME TO EAT. <br />
  3. 3. Chronic hunger IS when people lack access to ENOUGH safe and nutritious food for normal growth and development.<br />
  4. 4. Chronic hunger makes it difficult to study or work and makes people vulnerable to disease and infection by weakening their immune system.<br />
  5. 5. CHRONIC HUNGER IS NOT CAUSED BY A LACK OF FOOD- THERE IS ENOUGH FOOD PRODUCED IN THE WORLD TODAY FOR EVERY PERSON TO BE WELL NOURISHED.<br />
  6. 6. CHRONIC HUNGER EXSISTS BECAUSE OF CONFLICT, WAR, NATURAL DISASTERS, ECONOMIC CRISES BUT MOST OF ALL, BECAUSE OF THE CYCLE OF POVERTY. <br />
  7. 7. CHRONIC HUNGER IS A CONDITION FACED 926 MILLION PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD- THIS IS 42 TIMES MORE THAN THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS.<br />
  8. 8. CHRONIC HUNGER AFFECTS 239 MILLION PEOPLE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA.<br />
  9. 9. CHRONIC HUNGER AFFECTS 578 MILLION PEOPLE IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC- OVER TWICE AS MANY PEOPLE THAN IN AFRICA- IT IS ALL AROUND US.<br />
  10. 10. CHRONIC HUNGER IS THE MOST COMMON AMONGST WIDOWS, ORPHANS, THE ELDERLY, LABORERS AND REFUGEES.<br />
  11. 11. CHRONIC HUNGER IS THE MOST DANGEROUS IN CHILDREN SINCE THEY CAN’T DEVELOP PROPERLY BECAUSE OF MALNURISHMENT.<br />
  12. 12. Chronic hunger is also what the gin club is focusing on during the week of november 1-5. <br />
  13. 13. SIGN THE 1 BILLION FOR HUNGER PETITION ON THE LAPTOPS AVAILABLE DURING LUNCH FROM MONDAY NOV 1ST TO THE 5TH AND ALSO PARTCIPATE IN OUR FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES. <br />
  14. 14. 993 526 PEOPLE IN THE WORLD HAVE SIGNED THE CAMPAIGN. <br />
  15. 15. BE THE NEXT.STAND UP AGAINST HUNGER.BECAUSE WE CAN DO SO MUCH BETTER THAN THIS.<br />

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