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Global Famine & Hunger

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Manasha Kumarasiri

on 14 August 2014

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Transcript of Global Famine & Hunger

WHY
WHAT
What Can We Do?
Global Famine & Hunger
Sathika K, Sibel G & Manasha K
?
POVERTY
HUNGER
Weekly Groceries in...
America
Chad
1 in 7 people in the world are hungry
=
4 people in this room without food
What causes Famine and Hunger ?
Farming
1. Poor resources
No money=No resouces=No crops=No food=Hunger


2.Poor weather conditions

Poor weather=Drought=No water=No crops=No food=hunger
Unstable food costs
Higher food costs=Poor people buy cheaper products or no food=Less nutirition or hunger
We are Wasting Food!
How much food do you throw away into the rubbish each night?
Probably a days worth of food for someone facing hunger


War and Conflict
War and conflict=countires money spent on military resources=No money for the people=Famine and hunger
They cant escape this cycle
No schools and no money=No education=No employment=No jobs=No money=Poverty=Hunger

Even if children went to school how could they concentrate on an empty stomach?
So lets take a look at what is really happening as a result of these causes
1,000,000,000
HUNGRY
Is this your dinner ???
Only take what you can eat
No
EDUCATION
=
No
F
U
T
U
R
E
Hunger kills more people than AIDS, Malaria and Tubercolosis
3.1 million children die per year as a result of poor nutrition.
100 million children in developing countries are underweight.
1 in 4 of the world's children suffer from stunted growth.
vision impairment
decreased heart rate
low oxygen levels
unhealthy organs
reduced intelligence
anxiety & psychatric issues
Them
Us
Together 1.3 billion tons of food
produced is never consumed
in world vision and/or participate in the 40 hour famine.
Volunteer
You can volunteer locally in organisations to prepare and package food, support warehouse operations, and assist with administration duties.
Holding events...
such as a walkathon can raise money to help people facing hunger
Sponsor a Child...
Donate Money...
to organisations to prevent hunger
Educate Others
As you learn about global hunger, you can then teach others and encourage them tp take action to prevent world hunger
Write Letters
You can alert decision-makers and the public about hunger in their own towns and around the world. After learning about hunger, you can also suggest ideas about what to do to eliminate hunger, such as raising awareness.
Remember
It could have been
Y
o
u
or
I
living a life with
NO FOOD
ending world hunger will not be easy....
but one small effort by you might give someone a better chance at life.
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